Abuja - The Rivers State Chapter of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Inspector General of Police,
Solomon Arase, to intervene following an alleged a plot by the People’s
Democratic Party (PDP) to kill some of its leaders.
The alleged assassination is said to be planned for
APC Rivers Chair, Davies Ikanya, said “credible”
information indicated the ruling party in the state was contemplating
eliminating APC leaders before the rerun elections into the National and State
Assemblies so as to sway the polls in favour of PDP.
“Our informants have warned us to be on our guard as
Rivers PDP has come to see the recent Supreme Court ruling affirming Chief
Nyesome Wike as the duly elected Governor of Rivers State despite the killing
of over 100 APC members during the March and April 2015 elections that
controversially produced Wike as Governor,” said Ikanya.
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“This, to Rivers APC leader, has been interpreted to mean
that they can kill and install their members into the Senate, House of
Representatives and state Assembly and the courts would in the end affirm their
Ikanya said the “misrepresentation” of the Supreme Court
judgment by the PDP henchmen in Rivers State was “sad” and “unfortunate.”
“Further killing of our members by PDP because of
election will no longer be acceptable to us,” said Ikanya.
“We therefore plead with the Inspector General of Police,
IGP Solomon Arase, to come to our aid as a matter of urgency by deploying
enough members of his men to save us from the hands of these misguided demented
fellows that feel that leadership can be obtained only through the shedding of
the blood of innocent souls.”
PDP had not commented on the allegations.
- CAJ News