The New Nigerian Peoples
Party (NNPP) in Rivers State says they welcome the setting up of Judicial Commission to find out those involved in the violence of last March 19th re run election in Rivers State.
The State Chairman of the party, Deacon Princewill Enyi, who stated this in an interview said with all sincerity to true governance, we align ourselves with the re-run elections judicial commission constituted by Governor Wike.
He said its timely, and inline with the yearnings of the people as well as intended to avert future ugly occurrences..
Enyi advised Governor Nyesom Wike to ensure that he implements the report of the commission of inquiry to allay the fear of compromise
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, on Wednesday, swore in the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the violence and killings that negatively affected the March 19 rerun legislative elections, with a charge to the commission to get to the root of the matter.
Swearing in the members of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry under the chairmanship of Justice Monima Wenike Danagogo, Governor Wike decried the violence witnessed during the rerun elections, saying that it was necessary to ascertain the root causes with a view to checking a recurrence in the future.
He charged the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to identify those involved in the killings, those killed and the scope of violence during the elections.
The governor also charged the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to identify property damaged in the course of the violence and the owners of such property.
He urged the Chairman of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to use his wealth of experience to guide other members towards making necessary recommendations that will enhance political stability and peace in the state.
He said : “The commission has one month beginning Wednesday 5th to submit its report. We must know those involved in the violence and killings.
“We must get to the root of the violence and killings during the March 19 rerun elections. Since we were not at the location of the violence, we rely on the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate what took place”.
Meaanwhile, The New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), one of the political parties that contested the last March 19th re run National and state Assembly elections in Rivers State has described the continued withholding of some elections results as unconstitutional.
The State Chairman of the party, Deacon Princewill Enyi, who stated this in Port Harcourt, on Thursday, described the continued withholding of the re run election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as not only an illusive romance between it and the All Progressives Congress (APC) but an acrimonious affront on peoples quest for democracy with God’s anger on the perpetrators as the anthem.
The New Nigerian Peoples