Rivers State Election Riggers To Be Jailed
The Chairman of the National Human Rights
Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has come
down hard on the PDP in Rivers State, saying
all those who were responsible for electoral
offences during the 2015 governorship election
in Rivers State should be jailed.
He insisted that it is not enough for the
Tribunal to just nullify the elections of
Governor Nyesom Wike and his House of
Assembly members, but that all culprits
should be unmasked and prosecuted.
Below are the words of the Human Rights
“In May 2015, the NHRC recommended 117
persons for prosecution over crimes of
nullified two governorship election results
in Akwa Ibom and Rivers states. We must
ensure that those responsible go to jail.
“Electoral fraud doesn’t just happen;
people do it. Wherever elections are
nullified by the courts, someone should be