Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said that he is ready to die to prevent the All Progressives Congress (APC) from winning the governorship election in 2019.
He made this assertion while speaking at a thanksgiving service in honour of George Sekibo, the sacked senator who represented Rivers east in the national assembly.
The Governor alleged that APC had made the police and the Independent National Elect0ral Commission (INEC) to “metamorphose into rigging machines that threaten the peace of the country”.
“Instead of bringing change as they promised, things are getting worse. They have introduced extreme fraud in the country, especially denying the people their mandate,” the governor said.
“2019, they will not succeed. As far as we are concerned, we have no senator in Rivers east. The man going there has no capacity to represent us. All of us should be ready. We should be praying to God, but ready to fight.
“Nobody should be afraid of the police or army, because liberty comes with a price. They have nothing to campaign with outside the use of security. I am ready to place myself on line, nobody will take Rivers state.”