The International Court of Justice(ICJ) has been asked to place the Minister of Transport, and the DG of the Buhari Campaign Organization for inciting violence by chanting the violence with war songs at the APC Presidential Campaign rally in Rivers state.
According to the party, the threat of violence by Amaechi came few days after Buhari called on his supporters to get ready to fight; as well as threat by elrufai, who declared that GDI members will return to their countries in body bags, have all exposed APC’s plot against peaceful polls.Other News: Pictures of Mammoth Crowds that Attended Atiku Rally in Lagos State.“It is completely reprehensible that Amaechi, who had the privilege of governing Rivers state for 8 years, will resort to importing thugs into the state and inciting violence, just because the people have rejected Buhari and his party has no candidate in the state for the elections.”
“Nigerians understand Amaechi frustration as a salesman of a failed product, in President Buhari, which he also attested to in his leaked audio recording, but seeking to vent this frustration on the peace-loving people of Rivers state is totally unacceptable.”
“The PDP therefore urges Nigerians to hold Amaechi and the APC responsible should there be any breakdown of law and order in River State or any other part of our country, before, during and after the elections.”A Kaduna politician has been caught on video inciting violence against those who “betray” his party.Ben Bako, the Director of Media and Publicity of the Kaduna State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Committee, was caught on video asking his supporters to deal with “those who betray” him and his party.
Mr Bako, the immediate past information commissioner in Kaduna State, was seen in the video obtained by PREMIUM TIMES Friday telling a crowd at a campaign rally to “deal” with whoever votes against the interest of PDP.We gathered that Mr Bako made the threat while speaking in Hausa at a rally in Kafanchan, Southern Kaduna on Thursday.Mr Bako’s inciting comments come despite the various calls for a violence-free election.The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), for instance, in its new year message to Nigerians called for peaceful elections.A statement signed by Bayo Oladeji, the media assistant to CAN President Samson Ayokunle noted that “the year 2019 is a crucial year for all Nigerians because it is a year of general election. I, therefore, urge all Nigerians to make sure that they abide in peace without being involved in violence throughout the year, especially before, during and after the election.”
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