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Soldiers Plotting To Disrupt Governorship Election, Says Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has alleged that the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has concluded plans to disrupt the March 9, 2019 Governorship and State Assembly elections in the state.

Wike who stated this in an address to journalists in Port Harcourt, said there are plans to stir violence in some areas within Rivers.

“The 6 Division has mapped out local government areas where they will initiate violence to ensure that elections are not conducted as they did during the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

“They are plotting to cause a crisis, so that the Governorship and State Assembly will be cancelled.

“That is what the 6 Division is planning,” he said.

Wike said despite the militarisation of the elections, there are areas that some political parties cannot win because they are the strongholds of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

“Did APC win the Presidential election in Rivers State? It doesn’t matter what they do, they will not win.

“There are areas that are no go areas. You don’t kill people simply because you want to win. Look at how they shed innocent blood because they want to get 25 percent or they want to satisfy the ego of one or two individuals “, he said.

Speaking further, he said that the PDP in Rivers State is prepared for the elections.

“We have been prepared for these elections. There is no party that campaigned the way we did. Nobody is more prepared for the elections.

“You cannot change the will of the people. It is difficult .”



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