The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has said that the opposition have adopted the strategy of trolling, spreading misinformation and putting the blame on his party as the 2023 election draws closer.
Obi made this claim via Twitter on Thursday.
He said, “As we approach the official kick off of the 2023 election campaign, it has become evident that the opposition have adopted a negative strategy of trolling and insinuating fake news and misinformation in the social media space and blaming the Labour Party, its presidential candidate and their supporters of same.
“We remain resolute in our commitment to an issue-based and clean campaign.
“We will also rebuff all such ploys of deceit and calumny meant to create disaffection among Nigerians voting population, who desire credible leadership change.”
As build up to the 2023 election intensifies, the camps of the presidential candidates are deploying every mean and strategy to dominate discourse, especially on social media, while also working assiduously to whittle down the influence of their opponents.