Saturday 9 January 2016

Gov Dickson condemns alleged violence, killings during supplementary elections - #BayelsaElections

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has condemned the electoral malpractice and violence which allegedly marred the supplementary elections in Brass, Nembe, Ekeremor town and parts of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

In a statement signed by the governor's Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the governor accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains of masterminding the killings of innocent Bayelsans in Brass, Ekeremor, Nembe and Southern Ijaw.

While reiterating his earlier stance that the APC was not ready for one-man one-vote, the governor said the violence had also vindicated him on his earlier position that the security agencies are partisan and not willing to ensure the enabling environment for a free and fair election to take place.

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