Bayelsa Polls: PDP beating war drums to intimidate voters, INEC – APC

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Timipre Sylva, APC governorship candidate in Bayelsa State
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of beating war drums ahead of Saturday’s Bayelsa state governorship supplementary election in Southern Ijaw Local Government of Bayelsa State as a ploy to intimidate eligible voters, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security operatives deployed to ensure that the exercise is peaceful, free and credible supplementary.
According to the APC National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, the party is aware of the PDP’s ploy to intimidate eligible voters, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security operatives deployed to ensure peaceful, free and credible supplementary elections in Bayelsa state on Saturday.
Mai Mala Buni: “While the APC prays for a peaceful, free and credible supplementary election come Saturday, security agencies must be on high alert over the dangerous threats by the PDP to cause a breakdown of law and order in Bayelsa state on Saturday.
“Already, the PDP leadership through its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh has issued instructions to PDP members and supporters to “go ahead to use all means necessary” in Saturday’s supplementary election in the Southern Ijaw come Saturday.
“This is among other dangerous threats by the PDP warning of ‘terrible consequences’ to INEC officials and security operatives.
“As the saying goes, history may not repeat itself but it rhymes. It is clear that the PDP is still hungover its old ways of doing things. The days of ‘do or die’ politics is over. Never again will the country return to the PDP ways of election fraud and violence. Change has come. We call on the PDP to embrace the new Nigeria where elections are peaceful and votes of the people count.
“The APC is confident in INEC and security agencies ability to deliver peaceful, free and …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper