After an uproar by Nigerian youths against the appointment of General John Enenche in Peter Obi Campaign Council, he has been removed .
Naija News NG reports that Major General John Enenche (retd.), described the Lekki shooting incident in October 2020 as being “photoshopped” and “cropped” .
Making the list of the 1,234 members of the presidential campaign council reminded Nigerian youths of the Lekki massacre .
Recalls that General Enenche appeared as Defence spokesman, while addressing a press conference after the October 20, 2020 incident, said, “These videos were cropped and photoshopped.
“If not that I am not permitted, I would have forwarded it to you. Up till this morning, I got analysts to analyze the video and they said it was cropped and put put together,” he had said in the now-trending Arise TV video.
Two years after General Enenche’s dismissal of the Lekki massacre, his name appeared on Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council as a representative of the North-Central part of the country.
Moments after the list went viral, Peter Obi’s supporters, christened ‘Obidients’, clamoured for the removal of General Enenche’s name from the campaign council over his alleged role in the defence of the Lekki shooting by the Nigerian Army on October 20, 2020, during the popular #EndSARS protest.
After the outcry by ObiDients and some Nigerians, Naija News NG can report General Enenche has been removed from Peter Obi Campaign List for the 2023 election according to a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Thursday evening by Peter Obi Grassroots Mobilization.
Peter Obi Grassroots Mobilization tweeted: “BREAKING: Gen. John Enenche has been removed from the Labour Party PCC. Dear Obidients, we are here for you because you’re our strength 💪 your voices does matter to us. Thanks so much.”