Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has alleged that a faction All Progressive Congress (APC) is plotting to disrupt the June 16, 2018 Local Government Elections within the state.
This allegation got here in a broadcast message by Wike on Wednesday the place he additionally mentioned the police had already been knowledgeable.
“The arrowheads of this satanic plot, the State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Mr. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, the former Commissioner of Agriculture, Mr. Emmanuel Chinda and the current Nigeria’s Ambassador to Netherlands, Ambassador Oji N. Ngofa are recruiting and arming political thugs with guns to be deployed on the eve of the election to create an atmosphere of insecurity create in these and other local government areas and scare voters to shun the polling stations,” the governor added.
“Mr. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree is a double homicide suspect who has refused to submit himself to trial. Yet, this fugitive to justice just lately emerged as a factional State chairman of his party in opposition to a court docket order and is now emboldened by the safety he’s getting from the Police and the Federal Government to interact in subversive actions in opposition to the curiosity and folks of Rivers State.
”In the sunshine of the these harmful threats from Ojukaye and co-travellers subsequently, I want to name on the safety companies, particularly the Nigerian Police to dwell as much as their main duty of offering sufficient safety for the election and deal decisively with those that might try and disturb the peace, order and safety of the State earlier than, throughout and after the election.”