YENOGOA – A former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva has accused the security agencies deployed to the state during the 2015 presidential election of working with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rob President Muhammadu Buhari of votes in his favour by people of the state.
According to the former Governor, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was also actively involved in robbing Buhari of lawful votes during the 2015 Presidential Election.
Sylva disclosed that the actual results showed that Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in Bayelsa with a wide margin, but his victory was denied him during collation and announcement of the results.
Sylva, who is the leader of the APC in the state made the claim on Friday at a rally held at the Party’s state secretariat where he received more than 2,000 PDP decampees from Otuan community in Southern Ijaw Local Government area.
He swore that the APC would resist any attempt by the INEC, security agencies, and the opposition party to again rob President Muhammadu Buhari of his legal votes in Bayelsa”.
He further disclosed that on the morning of the election, the DSS arrested and prevented him moving anywhere.
He said he could see individuals and results were just being giving out automatically by INEC.
He said the Police did not do the right thing as they accosted APC boys during elections.
He warned that he and APC would resist such illegal actions this time around. Police should do the right thing. We want INEC to do the right thing because they did not do the right thing during the last election.
Sylva also alleged that PDP was stockpiling arms to kill the same people they promised to govern.
He reiterated that President Buhari loved Bayelsa people and that was why he was coming to the state next week.
Sylva said Buhari had done well for the people of Bayelsa State in the area of roads, agriculture and many others adding that Buhari loved Bayelsa people and the Bayelsa people loved him.”
He noted that armed robbers and armed gangs had taken over Bayelsa and the current administration sacked people at will and borrowed huge amount of money, despite the huge amount that came to the state.
He pointed out that the only project the current government claimed to be doing was the Cargo Airport project.