A coalition of civil society our bodies, the Impartial Service Supply Monitoring Group has referred to as on the safety companies to analyze the alleged risk by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to some electoral officers within the December 10, 2016, legislative rerun election in Rivers State.
The Director of Mobilisation and Communication of the ISMDG, Ms Religion Nwadishi, stated in a press assertion on Thursday that the threats alleged to have been made by Wike to an electoral officer to maintain to the phrases of a bribe deal or be killed in a leaked audio recording was disturbing and must be duly investigated.
She stated, “The latest audio recording of Governor Nyesom Wike the place he allegedly threatened to kill Electoral officers who fail to maintain to the preparations of a bribe he allegedly paid to them is most worrisome and must be investigated instantly.”
She additionally referred to as on the management of the Indepedent Nationwide Electoral Fee to “start a full scale investigation into the culpability of its employees within the abnormalities that occasioned the Rivers rerun election.”
Nwadishi additionally challenged the varied safety companies within the nation to show their claims that the lads who have been filmed within the uniforms of the companies committing acts of violence within the election weren’t their personnel.
The group condemned the involvement of safety operatives in poll field snatching, intimidation and different violent acts within the rerun election.
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