Port Harcourt - The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike
Amaechi, has urged APC supporters in Rivers not to allow members of the
opposition parties to intimidate them during the rerun election.
The rerun is slated for Dec. 10.
Amaechi, the immediate past Governor of the state, gave the
advice during an All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally in Port
Harcourt on Thursday.
He urged the supporters to be cautious and defend themselves
on the election day but warned that they should not kill anybody.
”What I will tell you today is do not kill anybody but do
not be killed.
He said that all the citizens had the right to life.
“It is not only them that have the right to life, you also
have a right to life. I don’t want to hear that they shoot and took away result
The National Chairman of APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said
that the party had huge presence at the rally due to the respect it had for its
members in the state.
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”The whole federal might is here. We have the governors here
”Our senators and other members of the National Assembly are
here today; our women leaders are here today to pass one message.
“That is because we respect you, our members in Rivers
State; we respect the courage of our members in Rivers State; we are behind
”We want to let you know that we have heard your cries; we
have seen your anguish; the message is simple; enough is enough. Enough is
The Chairman of the National Legislative Rerun Election
Campaign Committee of the APC, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, assured the
party candidates of victory in the rerun election
Other APC governors who attended the rally include Ibikunle
Amusu (Ogun), Simon Lalong (Plateau) and Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi).
Others are Samuel Ortom (Benue), Godwin Obaseki (Edo) and
Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto). Ondo State Governor-elect, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, was
also at the rally.
Some ministers and members of the National Assembly were also
present at the occasion.
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