As indicated by the press proclamation discharged by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has pronounced that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is not in a position to win any decision in the state, including that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi is simply supporting viciousness to stay significant politically.
Governor Wike informed that with the proofs of corruption against Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation resorted to blackmailing the leadership of the All Progressives Congress that he would reveal to the public how much he invested in the party’s campaign if he was not confirmed as a minister.
This is even as the Senate Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio insisted that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must release the collated results of the March 19, 2016 rerun elections.
Speaking during a solidarity visit by the PDP Senate Caucus, Governor Wike said the Minister of Transportation lost his local government area and Federal Constituency, hence his desperation to influence the release of the results.
He said: “Any individual who cherishes Mr President won’t be bringing about superfluous emergency for him. We have issue in the North East, issue in the South-East, so there is no requirement for another issue in the South-South .
“It is great that the races were held with the goal that Nigerians will know reality about the commonwealth. In the event that decisions are held 20 times, PDP will win”.
The representative criticized the pretended by officers amid the rerun races. He said the military were straightforwardly included in the decisions at surveying units and at the grouping focuses in direct infringement of the Electoral Act.
He lamented the executing of the corps part, Samuel Okonta amid the rerun races, however focused on that examination concerning the sort of projectile that murdered him must be made open. He affirmed that the state government will deify the late corps part.
Prior, Senate Minority Leader and Leader of Senate PDP Caucus, Senator Godswill Akpabio said that the triumph recorded by the PDP in Rivers State is: “An unmistakable instance of equity being finished by God”.
While describing Rivers State as peaceful , Senator Godswill Akpabio regretted the sponsored propaganda by the opposition to destroy the image of the state. He said that there is no other political party in the state outside the PDP.
He called for tolerance in the political space to allow for the sustenance of the state’s multiparty democracy.
Highpoint of the visit was the donation of N1million by the Senate to the family of Late Samuel Okonta through Governor Wike. Senator Godswill Akpabio prayed that Okonta’s death would be the last during elections. He also commiserated with the government and people of the state over the death of PDP members during the rerun elections.