#BanRenoOmokri has been trending on Nigerian Twitter as some Nigerians are calling for his account to be banned over a tweet he posted about Peter Obi.
Elevate that on Wednesday, July 6, Obi who’s the Presidential candidate of the Labor compile together used to be on Arise TV where he used to be asked to answer to the comment made by Kwankwaso that the Northerners would no longer vote for a presidential candidate from the SouthEast.
Kwankwaso in an interview with Channels TV mentioned
”If any individual from the South East now, underneath this circumstance, becomes the presidential candidate of our compile together or any other compile together, the implication is that, on account of the actions (in the gap) and so a lot of other disorders that are staunch on the bottom, Northern voters will with out a doubt drag for their northern candidate in but any other compile together. It’s no longer whether I savor it or I don’t savor it. The fact remains that he (Obi) will lose and I may lose”
When he regarded on Arise TV, Obi used to be asked to answer to Kwankwaso’s comment. In his response, Obi mentioned
“The comment from my respected elder brother, Kwankwaso, is reasons why now we web got 100 million Nigerians living in poverty (and) reasons why now we web got 18 million Nigerian younger americans out of college. It’s reasons why now we web got over 55% of Nigerians on the underneath or unemployment ladder. It’s reasons why Nigeria is unsecured because in need to vote for competence, we take to vote for incompetence in step with a dilapidated consideration of ethnicity and religion.
Present me, nowadays you may perchance perchance perchance’t commute from Abuja to Kaduna by air, highway, or prepare. Is it because someone from the South-East is guilty? It’s probably you’ll perchance possibly possibly also’t commute from Abuja to Minna by highway. Is it because someone from the South-East is guilty?
The previous day we had an assault on the presidential convoy in Katsina Express. Is it because someone from the South-East is guilty? Display me where you may perchance perchance perchance clutch food more affordable, you’ve got uninterrupted electricity or where persons are prospering in the North because northerners are in energy? Within the South West because they’re in energy? or in the South East.
What we’ve chosen to form on this country is to continuously rent car drivers to waft the Nigerian airplane as a replacement of hiring kindly pilots. My dedication is, let us campaign and cope with problems with the downside of the country.”
Reacting to the interview, Reno by his Twitter address, expressed his disapproval of the ”driver-pilot” analogy shared by Mr. Obi. Explore Reno’s tweet underneath
Some Twitter users felt his tweets were inciting and that it may perchance perchance possibly perchance possibly lead to non secular and ethnic crises between Hausas and Igbos. They began to document the tweet. The aggrieved Twitter users took it extra by launching a petition in opposition to him on Trade.org for his account on Twitter to be banned. As of this evening, over 57, 000 americans web signed the petition.