Daily Metro News NG
Some group under called the Concern Nigerians Group has condemned the actions of security operatives who were alleged to have harassed Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and some of the PDP Leaders who are in Edo state to support the reelection of Gov. Godwin Obaseki.
This was contained in a statement by its convener, Deji Adeyanju and made available to Daily Metro News NG, where the group said APC Governors and other leaders of their party are also in Edo state to support their candidate, therefore, it is not nice to harass opposition parties for doing same.
The statement reads, “We condemn in its entirety the siege by soldiers and police officers at the hotel of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and other PDP leaders in Benin ahead of the gubernatorial elections tomorrow.
“It’s instructive to note that there are currently six (6) APC governors in Edo State and the entire National Working Committee of the party is there with their national chairman. What the Inspector General of Police and other security heads are doing by harassing Wike and other key opposition leaders tonight in Benin is election interference. The international community should take note. Governor Wike has every reason to be in Edo state for the election because he is the DG of the PDP campaign. He may even serve as a Polling Unit, Ward, LGA or State agent for his party tomorrow.
“To give undue advantage to the APC and begin clampdown on the PDP is rigging and stands condemned. The security agencies should be neutral to ensure free, fair and credible polls tomorrow. President Buhari must decide if he wants this democracy to continue or he wants to declare full military rule. He should put an end to fraudulent elections.”
Comrade Deji Adeyanju