Rivers gov candidates stage protest, accuse Wike of intimidation

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The governorship candidates of some political parties in Rivers State on Friday stormed the State Police headquarters protesting alleged intimidation by Governor Nyesom Wike ahead of Saturday’s elections.

The candidates are Senator Magnus Abe of the Social Democratic Party; Tonye Cole of the All Progressives Congress; Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, Accord and Tonte Ibraye, African Democratic Congress.

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The opposition parties also alleged that their members and supporters were being harassed and arrested by security agencies working for Wike and called for the immediate release of all those arrested within this period. Punch.