Politics Rivers Rerun: APC Releases Official Statement



The All Progressives Congress, APC has called for cancellation of last Saturday rerun election in the 23 local government areas of the state, saying it was characterized by violence.

State Chairman of the party, Dr Davies Ikanya Said this Monday evening, at the state secretariat of the party in Port Harcourt.

He alleged that the Police connived with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to manipulate the exercise.
The party Chairman, Dr Ikanya again traded words with governor Wike over the incident at UTC junction on Azikiwe road in Port Harcourt, saying it was clear a attempt to assassinate the governorship candidate of his party, Dr Peterside.


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He confirmed that he was in the vehicle, stressing that the Chief of Staff, Government House, Chief Emeka Woke and his team allegedly opened fire on their vehicle with alleged intention to assassinate them.

According to him, the Chief of Staff, Mr Woke and his team trailed their vehicle to UTC , opening fire on them.