Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is a danger to the nation’s existence because it ought to generate deadly political stress in 2019 .
The governor moreover declared that the whole essence of not signing the Electoral Act by President Muhammadu Buhari is for him to rig the 2019 elections.
He spoke on the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday via the go to of the Anglican Bishop of Niger Delta North, Rt Rev Wisdom Ihunwo.
“This present administration does not not want the existence of 1 Nigeria. We have no idea if there may be Nigeria after the 2019 General elections.
“The National Assembly tried to treatment the defects of the Electoral Act that led to controversies via the 2015 elections. After the passage, the President saved on giving quite a few excuses why he wouldn’t sign the amended Electoral Act.
“The full essence of not signing the Electoral Act is to rig the 2019 General elections. And inside the plot to rig the 2019 elections, Rivers State comes first and Akwa Ibom State is the second on their itemizing”, he said.
Governor Wike said that President Muhammadu Buhari is aware that if he assents to the amended 2019 electoral act, he’ll lose the 2019 elections.
He said that the APC is working in opposition to clear and credible polls on account of they have been rejected by Nigerians.
He said: “Now, they don’t want to use the wise card readers on account of they want to sit down and write outcomes.
“It is painful that the President that claims he is stopping corruption is leaving room for the rigging of the 2019 polls. There isn’t any corruption worse than rigging. The President cannot set this nation on fire”.
He well-known that the nation belongs to all Nigerians, subsequently every group ought to rise as a lot as defend the nation’s democracy.
Governor Wike urged the Church to work with totally different well-meaning Nigerians to face up to the jail intent of the Buhari administration inside the house of election rigging.
Earlier, the Anglican Bishop of Niger Delta North, Rt Rev Wisdom Ihunwo congratulated Governor Wike for making Rivers State proud inside and outdoor Nigeria.
He well-known that Governor Wike has turned Rivers State into an unlimited constructing web site which has led to the governor rising the perfect performing governor in quite a few sectors of the financial system.
He appreciated the governor’s goodwill and assist for the Church.
“Our prayer is that on account of you may need willingly invested into the progress of the Diocese of the Niger Delta North, God will further open the channel of favour and options for you in your political journey “, he said .
Highpoint of the go to was the offering of explicit prayer for the Rivers State Governor by the Anglican Bishop of Niger Delta North.