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Ex-militants, groups vow to resist intimidation in 2019

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Campaign for Good Governance (CGG), Civil Society Organisation and ex-militantia in Delta State have vowed to resist any attempt to use force, intimidation or coercion to instill fear in the minds of the electorate during the 2019 general elections in the country.

Addressing journalists in Ughelli, National co-ordinator of CGG, Prince Obano Unaefe frowned at the alleged statement credited to the National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshimohle that he was going to ensure deployment of federal might to unseat Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State.

His words, “we stand by free and fair governorship elections in 2019 and we shall resist most vehemently any attempt to drive fear into the minds of our people”.

Ex-Niger Delta militants in a protest

“The statements credited to Oshomohle are undemocratic and we shall watch closely to see the devious and crude methods he would deploy in the 2019 governorship elections in the state.

We call on all the tribes in Delta State to eschew tribalism, come together and vote candidates of their choice.

The national secretary of Unuafe and Azu Kawekwune, urged security agencies and independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to show professionalism by resisting to be compromised and dragged in the murky waters of politics in 2019.

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