Abuja - The People's Democratic Party (PDP)
has demanded a probe into the killings during the last Saturday’s supplementary
election in Bayelsa State.
The party decried the violence, which it blamed on the
alleged All Progressives Congress (APC) thugs and some compromised security
These allegedly engaged in violence resulting in the killing and maiming of innocent citizens
in the state.
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“We hereby demand a comprehensive inquest into these
killings and that all perpetrators be brought to book,” PDP Acting National
Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, said.
The party meanwhile commended the people of Bayelsa State
for standing against alleged intimidation, rigging and violence.
PDP's Seriake Dickson emerged the winner to retain his
position ahead of APC challenger, Timipre Sylva.
Violence characterised the run up to the poll.
Sylva distance himself and the party from violence.
- CAJ News