APC Warns Jega To Watch His Utterances

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the outgoing Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to guard his utterances as it relates to the just concluded general elections in Rivers State.

The party was reacting to Jega’s comment suggesting that the massive electoral fraud perpetrated during the last general elections in Rivers State was not as huge as reported.

The party in a statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party in Rivers State, Chris Finebone said it was sad that Jega was trying to down play the atrocities committed by the INEC staff during the elections in the state.

The party accused Jega of trying to shore up his reputation before the eyes of the world with his comments.

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Watch Your Utterances, Senators Tell Kwankwaso

Senators under the aegis of the Like Minds have expressed shock over the verbal attack of the former Kano State governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on the president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, asking him to exercise caution in his utterances.

Kwankwaso, had, in an interview, described the emergence Saraki as Senate president as a dangerous signal for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, while warning that the Senate president should not use his ambition to destroy the All Progressive Congress (APC).

But The Like Minds senators, in a reaction to the interview by the group’s coordinator and spokesman, Senator Dino Melaye, cautioned Kwankwaso of incendiary utterances capable of destabilising the National Assembly and rubbishing the prevailing political tranquility in the country. They accused the former governor, who is one of their colleagues, of suffering from defeat syndrome, hence his resort to hate campaign and vile language for just no cause and that his opinions are that of a selfish man whose ambition has beclouded his sense of reasoning.

The senators of Like Minds also queried when Senator Kwankwanso became a friend of President Muhammadu Buhari, stating that: “We are surprised at the emergent of Kwankwanso as a friend of the president.”Melaye categorically said that the Senate presidency of Saraki would not constitute any threat to President Buhari’s administration,   explaining that instead, the President is safer in the hands of Saraki as the president of the Senate.