Wike accuses security agencies, APC of plotting to kidnap Rivers REC

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has raised the alarm of a plot by security agencies and the All Progressives Congress (APC ) to kidnap the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the state to create an excuse for the postponement of the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Governor Wike further declared that the State Government has also intercepted credible intelligence that the APC also plans to use the security agencies to generate mass violence to disrupt the distribution of Electoral Materials on March 9, 2019 to compel INEC to postpone the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Speaking during a town hall meeting at Rivers West Senatorial District in Ahoada, Governor Wike decried the situation where the APC and security are working illegally to postpone the elections on the basis of contrived violence.

The governor urged the people of Rivers West Senatorial District to be vigilant all through the Governorship and State Assembly elections for the purpose of ensuring that the elections hold in line with the extant laws .

Governor Wike urged the people of Rivers State not to be discouraged by the loss of the Presidential election by the PDP, saying that National leadership of the party is following the legal route the retrieve the people’s mandate.

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