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4 APC governors donated N1bn each to rig Rivers Rerun - Wike

4 APC governors donated N1bn each to rig Rivers Rerun - Wike

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won the majority of the Rivers re-run elections, there have been many accusations and counter accusations from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike

The controversial Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has now accused the governors of Bauchi, Benue, Kano and Plateau states of donating one billion naira (N1bn).

The governor alleged that the money donated by each APC governor, was given to the party candidates in the state for the rigging of the re-run election held on December 10, 2016.

The Rivers rerun election has been characterized by violence, in which five members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were abducted and one police officer, DSP Alkali Mohammed was beheaded.

READ ALSO: Rivers rerun: This will not happen again in 2019 - Wike vows

Below is Wike, accusing the APC during a broadcasts after the elections:

On the other hand, in what has been described as a chilling audiotape, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has allegedly been caught arranging payment to officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in a telephone conversation.

READ ALSO: BREAKING! Rivers rerun: PDP wins seat

The full audio tape of the conversation can be listened to here.

Meanwhile, the PDP has said that it will fight for the senatorial seat won by Senator Magnus Abe of the APC in the rerun elections in Rivers state.

In a statement released on Tuesday, December 13, and signed by its spokesman Prince Dayo Adeyeye, PDP maintained that Abe did not duly win the seat and so the party will head to the election tribunal to contest his victory.

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