The supporters had gathered at the Pastoral Centre, Abakiliki, Ebonyi State, for a rally when they were come upon by policemen.
A video, which surfaced online, showed supporters of the presidential candidate fleeing from the effect of the tear gas.
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In another video however the defiant supporters popularly known as Obidients had regrouped and taken to the streets once more to continue the rally.
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— Mirakle (@majmiracio) September 17, 2022
JUST IN: Video emerged showing moment supporters of the Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, regroup for a continuous rally after being dispersed with tear gas by operatives of Ebonyi state police command. pic.twitter.com/fay6baIDVL
— Eons Intelligence (@eonsintelligenc) September 17, 2022