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Asari Dokubo spits fire over Bayelsa governorship poll

09 September 2015, 15:16

Yenagoa - Leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Mujahideen Dokubo-Asari, on Tuesday warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to attempt to rig the December 5 governorship election in Bayelsa State, reports NewsDay.

Asari, who was speaking during the formal declaration of Gov. Seraike Dickon for a second time in office, vowed that the Ijaw nation will not allow Governor Dickson and former President Goodluck Jonathan to be disgraced by losing the election to the APC.

Also read: Asari Dokubo, Gani Adams threaten to sue Buhari

He stated that the election is beyond Gov Dickson and Jonathan but a fight for all Ijaw people.

He noted that the Ijaw people will not be intimidated by the threat of the APC to use the Army, police and the Department of State Security Services (DSS) to rig the election.

Asari, who described the December 5 election as a battlefield, promised the governor and Jonathan that they will not be disgraced on that day.

Read more at NewsDay.

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