Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State
Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that any official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) who attempt to rig the rerun of state and national assembly elections in Rivers state will be treated like armed robbers.
Wike said this while speaking at a thanksgiving service held at Saint Peter’s Anglican Church, Rumueprikom, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.
He added that would not allow the rigging of the rerun elections in the state, warning that “any INEC staff who attempts to rig would be treated as an armed robber”.
He then stated that his election as governor of Rivers was won cleanly. “Nothing is impossible with God. We won the election clearly as confirmed by the Supreme Court. If there was a rerun, I wouldn’t have contested because there would have been bloodbath. I resolved not to be part of anything that would bring bloodbath,” he said.
“I am the executive governor of Rivers State and a strong one for that matter. We will support INEC to conduct credible elections. However, any official who plans to rig will get the treatment reserved for armed robbers”, he said. …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper