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My life, family under threat – Rivers AAC Guber Candidate Cries Out

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•Rivers AAC Guber candidate, Biokpomabo Awara
•Rivers AAC Guber candidate, Biokpomabo Awara
Barely one week to April 2 graduation of collation of outcomes of March 9 Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers State, governorship candidate of African Action Congress (AAC), Biokpomabo Awara, has alleged his life is in peril.

He additionally alleged his operating mate, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday, collected N200 million from Governor Nyesom Wike to ditch the AAC.

Yeeh, 67, an Ogoni, was on Monday afternoon acquired in Government House, Port Harcourt by Wike and different leaders of PDP.

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The 38-year-old Awara, an engineer, in an interview with our correspondents on telephone, expressed shock over the resignation of his operating mate.

Awara acknowledged that gunmen have been on the path of him and members of his household.

According to him: “I noticed my operating mate’s resignation on-line. I’ve not acquired the resignation letter he claimed to have addressed to me. I have no idea about Yeeh’s resignation.

“I’ve not acquired any resignation letter from my deputy. Christians the world over consider in truthful play however Wike’s actions and reactions forged critical doubts on his sense of morality.

“Wike had earlier mentioned the AAC was not a celebration to reckon with. It is surprising he might shamelessly use public funds meant for the event of Rivers State to buy deputy governorship candidates of opposition events.

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“The similar Rivers governor had earlier purchased off the deputy governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Rivers State, regardless of present provisions, which clearly present that deputies are half house owners of joint tickets, who can’t be simply separated from their candidates, as soon as they’ve appeared on the poll.

“Despite the antics of Wike, Rivers people have clearly taken the place that the outgoing governor can not lead them.

“I won the March 9 governorship election. Whatever INEC plans to do, the Rivers people will resist attempts to steal their mandate.”

•Sourced from The Nation report

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