Speaking during the grand finale of the Rivers East Senatorial District Campaign Rally of PDP at Elele in Ikwerre LGA, Governor Wike said: “All those who plan to swap result sheets, may their souls rest in peace. Nobody will rig in Rivers State.
“Anybody who thinks Amaechi will give them result sheets to swap, should be ready to swap their dead bodies. I have told the REC, you were here before, you can’t play games with me “.
The governor said it is his responsibility to take steps to stop politicians plotting to rig elections in the state with the connivance of INEC National Commissioner, Mrs Amina Zakari.
He alleged that the Vice Chanellor, University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Ndowa Lale, was compelled by Amaechi and APC leadership draw up a list of INEC Adhoc staff dominated by former APC caretaker committee chairmen and confirmed APC members to organise the rerun elections. He announced the names of the APC leaders on the list of Adhoc staff.
He noted that he had written a formal letter with proofs and details to INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, complaining of the issue.
The governor said that President Muhammadu Buhari should not allow Amaechi cause crisis in the state because of his personal interest.
In his remarks, national chairman of the PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff stated that Rivers State is a PDP state where the people are satisfied with the performance of the governor.
Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus accused Amaechi of financing APC national campaigns using Rivers State funds when he was governor of the state.