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Reactions As The Uk Government Tenders Apology To Peter Obi Over Detention.

There has been so many reactions from the internet users especially in twitter over the apologies tendered to Peter Obi by the British Government for wrongly detaining him. It could be recalled that the Labour Party Candidate, Mr Peter Obi was unlawfully detained and interrogated for hours by immigration officials at Heathrow Airport in London on April 7, 2023. The Head of Obi-Datti Media Office, Diran Onifade, made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday. The statement reads in part: 

 “The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi just back from London, United Kingdom where he celebrated Easter, has confirmed that he was harassed by London immigration officials and placed in detention but for the spontaneous reaction of Nigerians at Heathrow Airport”.

However, The British government has apologized to the Nigerian Labour Party Presidential candidate Mr Peter Obi after immigration officials admitted wrongly giving him a detention note.

The officials had detained Obi for committing several alleged financial crimes only to find out that he was being impersonated.

They also said the uncomplimentary treatment he received was “completely unacceptable,” and issued a personal apology.

Frankly, the Immigration Official’s action – has been appalling – and we are sorry,” Immigration authorities apologized.

Following this apologies, there have been a lot of reactions by Nigerians especially from the “Obedient group” who were really happy to know that his name has been cleared especially during his lawsuit. 

One of these reactions is from a famous twitter user with the twitter handle as D.H Bwala who wrote on his twitter handle that the British government has apologized to Peter Obi for Illegal serving him a detention note. He went further to say that they can now put a ‘respek’ on his name and he mockingly said that he is waiting for US government to apologize to Tinubu for Illegally collecting the forfeited dollars. He mimicry asked the Asiwaju fans to start throwing the insults. As of the time he tweeted it, it has gathered over 5,000 likes and 2,200 retweets

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