The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo SAN has petitioned the State Security Services SSS, demanding the arrest and prosecution for “incitement and treasonable felony”, the Labour Party LP Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidates, Messrs Peter Obi and Datti Baba-Ahmed respectively for comments he described as incendiary and capable of causing rebellion.
This online news platform understands that Festus Keyamo the petition addressed to the Director General State Services DGSS and dated March 23, said in a post-election period such as this, there is a need to soothe frayed nerves, lower the temperature and begin the healing process.
The President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu issued a statement to this effect a few days ago. However, it appears the President and Vice-Presidential Candidates of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi and Datti Baba-Ahmed are not prepared to toe this conciliatory path for the sake of peace and national cohesion, whilst exercising their rights to pursue duly laid down constitutional means of addressing their grievances”, he stated.
Akelicious reports that Festus Keyamo, who is the Chief Spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress APC Presidential Campaign Council PCC, noted that since the declaration of the Presidential election results, the duo have been hopping from one media house to the other making incendiary comments and claims about the declaration of the President-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.