Rivers Rerun : INEC has handed over original result sheets to Amaechi says Wike


Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo  Wike has declared that the  leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission  ( INEC) has handed over original copies of result  sheets to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi   for the planned rigging of the December 10 rerun elections .

Flagging off the construction of the Ulakwo II-Afara–Nihi in Etche Local Government Area on Wednesday ,Governor Wike noted that the Minister of Transportation , Rotimi Amaechi made the disclosure  on Tuesday in Abuja during a meeting of Rivers APC leaders.

The governor said that  he is possession of the  proceedings  of  the  Abuja illegal meeting of the APC at Abuja .

Governor Wike stated that Amaechi  assured the Rivers APC leaders at the Abuja   illegal  meeting  that the original result sheets supplied by INEC  would be  used for  the  December 10 rerun elections to facilitate victory  for  unpopular APC candidates .

He said : “While  we are working for the people of Rivers State to convince  them to vote for us, the APC  is busy working  with INEC  to  rig  the rerun  elections .

“Amaechi  told them at  the  illegal  meeting  that Sheriff is working for them (APC ) and that they have  finished  PDP . Sheriff cannot finish PDP , he can only finish  himself .

“On December 10, follow your results  bumper to bumper. Don’t  allow anyone to swap results .  I urge the  Etche people to follow  their results”.

The governor informed that the Rivers APC  members  who were arrested printing fake result sheets for INEC  were transferred  to  Zone 6 Police Command headquarters in Calabar where arrangements  have  been concluded  to take them to Abuja  for the Director of Public Prosecution at the Federal Ministry of Justice  to formally  release them in line with the request of APC .

He assured  the people of Etche Local Government Area that he will  stand with them to resist the rigging of the December 10 rerun elections in the state .

Governor Wike declared : “Tell them, INEC you cannot rig election  in Etche .  Tell INEC , you cannot support another party to rig the election. “

He added that APC  has concluded  plans with the Federal Security agencies to  arrest the chairman of Etche Local Government Area , Ikwerre Local Government Area and other leaders of the party to create room for the rigging of the rerun elections .

On the construction of Ulakwo II-Afara-Nihi Road , the governor  said it will  be completed as scheduled  and in line with approved specifications .

He said that the Etche people  were abandoned  for  several  years , pointing  out  that  his administration would always execute developmental projects in the area.

Earlier, the State Commissioner of Works, Mr Bathuel Iheanyichukwu said that construction of the road  will help in the rebuilding of the  economy  of the area.

The flag-off  of the construction  Ulakwo II-Afara -Nihi road was witnessed by elder statesmen , State and National Assembly members , Commissioners , women and youth groups .


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