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Plot alleged to burn INEC office in Rivers

2015-04-15 19:25
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Lagos - The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged a plot by the People's Democratic Party (PDP)and Independent National Electoral Commission to burn down the latter's office in the state.

APC Rivers Chairman, Dr Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, said a "patriotic member" of the political family of Nyesome Wike, the State Leader and gubernatorial candidate of the PDP tipped APC.

"An informant in Chief Nyesome Wike's camp has just alerted us that the PDP leadership in Rivers State has concluded arrangements with the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gesila Khan, to burn the INEC Office at Aba Road by 2am on 15th April, in order to destroy all the forged documents relating to the announcement of the fake results of the Presidential and National Assembly elections of March 28th and the Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections purported to have being held in Rivers State on April 11th, 2015," Ikanya alleged.

He again dismissed the outcome of the elections recently held in the state.

"We continue to maintain that there was no election in Rivers State and that the announcement of Chief Wike and his cohorts as winners of election will not stand the test of time," he said.

"We are, therefore, not overly surprised by this diabolical plot to destroy the evidence of their electoral theft but we wish to warn that
burning of INEC office by these misguided elements will not save them from facing the wrath of God and the wrath of Rivers State people when these elections are rescheduled. The blood of innocent Rivers people wasted because of the struggle for power by PDP's evil crowd will never go un-avenged."

Comment could not be obtained from PDP and INEC. 

- CAJ News
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