Rivers Election ‘Amaechi has imported Boko Haram to cause trouble,’ State government says

The allegation was made by Commissioner for Information, Austin Tam-George via a statement released on Thursday, December 8.

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The Rivers State Government has accused Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi of importing Boko Haram terrorists into the state to cause trouble during the upcoming rerun elections.

The allegation was made by Commissioner for Information, Austin Tam-George via a statement released on Thursday, December 8.

In the statement, Tam-George blamed “the Minister for Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi for importing thugs and Boko Haram fighters, disguised as APC supporters, to cause mayhem in Rivers State.”

“Governor Ganduje had charged APC supporters to resort to violence during the rerun elections in Rivers State on Saturday, saying: “if they shoot you, take cover and shoot them,” Tam-George said.

“This is a shameful and egregious invitation to violence by the Kano State governor,” he added.

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Amaechi has urged his supporters to return force for force during the polls which will expectedly hold on Saturday, December 10.

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