Elections: President Buhari should call military to order – Yiaga

YIAGA AFRICA has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the military to order. The civil society organisation made the demand in its assessment of the ongoing governorship and state assembly elections. It said the military disrupted elections and intimidated voters and electoral personnel in some states. “Security agencies especially the military should refrain from further disruption of elections in some states especially Rivers state,” YIAGA said in the statement. “Security agencies should be adequately deployed to the polling units and result collation centres to prevent the rising trend of disruption…

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Rivers Elections Very Peaceful -Rotimi Ameachi

A former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has described the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the State as peaceful. Amaechi, who is also the leader of the All Progressive Congress in the State, said his assertion was predicated on the fact that there had been no record of violence compared to what was witnessed in previous elections in the State. The Minister, who spoke to newsmen in his country home, Ubima, Ward 8, Unit 14, in Ikwerre Local Government…

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