Rivers PDP Chairman slams Dakuku Peterside over inflammatory statements


Felix Obuah, Peoples Democratic Party Chairman, Rivers State
The Chairman, Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bro Felix Obuah has expressed concern over consistent inflammatory statements emanating from the defeated governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Dakuku Peterside, capable of igniting serious crisis in the state, ahead of the re-run elections.
Bro Obuah says apart from being inciting, the statements further underscore the desperation of Peterside, and therefore condemnable in view of the possible consequences on the prevailing hard earned peace in the state.
Obuah, in a press statement in Port Harcourt, explained how Peterside during a meeting of the APC Stakeholders and candidates for the National and State Assemblies re-run elections on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at the ESI premises, No. 120 Woji Road, GRA Phase 2, Port Harcourt, boasted that all security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission are working with the APC to write results and ensure that only APC candidates emerge victorious at the polls, adding that since the Supreme Court had given its judgment in favour of Governor Nyesom Wike and the PDP, the APC is now ready for war during the re-run elections.
“Although dependable information at our disposal confirmed that some participants at the meeting which started at 2.30pm and ended at 4.15pm were visibly unhappy over the unfortunate provocative comments by Mr. Dakuku Peterside, this was however corroborated by Magnus Abe, Andrew Uchendu and Otelemaba Amachree amongst others, a development we view as most uncalled for, undemocratic and a call to anarchy.
He assured Mr. Peterside that the government of Rivers State under Barr Wike would not sit and watch anyone threaten the current peace being enjoyed in the State, calling on the leadership of the APC to have a rethink and to take advantage of the olive …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper