ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – The Federal Government has grounded the aircraft branded Obidient taking the Labour Party presidential campaign team to Ibadan, the Oyo State capital for the flag-off of the party’s campaign rally in Oyo State on Wednesday (today).
The plane was grounded in Lagos.
This was confirmed in a statement by Diran Onifade, media head of Obi-Datti campaign.
Though, Diran said the Obidient plane was grounded by the government over regulatory reasons.
He said, “The Obidient plane was grounded today by the powers that be “for regulatory reasons” only. Please ignore any mischievous rumour. Our massive rally in Ibadan is going on as planned.
Sundiata Post checks revealed that the grounding of the Obidient plane didn’t affect the Labour Party presidential campaign in Ibadan as Peter Obi, the party’s presidential candidate and his team made alternative arrangement to get to Ibadan.