ASABA/Nigeria: As the 2019 General Election in the country draws near, fear of no election or inconclusive election process is enveloping the country with leaders from different sector, calling for correction of the observed irregularities, especially in the appointment of persons to man strategic agencies in the country.
Adding his voice for a credible and rancour free election, the Executive Assistant to the Governor of Delta State, on Religious Matters, and Publicity secretary of Anioma Bishops Conference, Bishop Greatman Nmalagu, in a press statement, expressed fear that with the continuous stay of Professor Yakubu Mohammed, Ibrahim Magu, Mohammed Idris, and the appointment of Amina Zakiri, a cousin of President Mohammed Buhari, there is already a clear sign the election will not be free and fair.
The clergyman, said the retention and appointment of these persons in strategic positions, shows the desperation in which the Buhari All Progressive Congress, APC has to cling to power.
“There is no doubt that the present administration of APC and Buhari is desperate to remain in power through direct and imputative rigging. There is no plan by the present administration to conduct free, fair and credible elections that is the reasons why all the electoral umpires are from the same region, religion and family.”
The statement stated that from the body language of the Nigerian police and the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, are out to fight, kill and frustrate opposition parties, especially the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stating that Nigerians do not need prophecies to know that APC wants 100 percent of the election to the chagrin of the masses and opposition, whereas the ruling party has no good plans for the country.
“It has been very clear that EFFCC and police are out to fight, kill and frustrate opposition party members, most especially PDP.”
“Nigerians do not need prophecies to know that APC wants to 100% rig the elections to chagrin of the masses and other political parties.”
“Buhari and APC do not have any good plans to deliver Nigerians from sweating. Hence, the Predident Buhari openly told the entire world and people of Nigeria in particular at Uyo, the capital of Akwa lbom state, that we should be ready to sweat before we can eat in 2019.”
Bishop Nmalagu frowned at the statement of the president, and concluded that with his body language, he has appointed his people into positions where they will help him win the elections through massive riggings, most especially as the judiciary has lost its working power.
“Already, judiciary has lost its working powers since Magu is the EFCC chairman used in fighting the Judiciary and legislature as means of putting fears in their minds.”
He calls on Nigerians to rise and protect their rights, as he said that if they allow the election to hold with the present combination, the country may be thrown into anarchy.
“If Nigerians and other political parties allow the elections to go in such political robbery manners across the nation. There is no doubt that this nation must be thrown in anarchy as there shall be uncontrollable uproars about the elections.”
Bishop Nmalagu, said that the APC government through the Tradermoni policy is already involved in vote buying, with the distribution of N10, 000.00 to market women, which they started in the eve of the Osun state Governorship Election, after keeping the masses in perpetual hunger.
“Ahead of the elections. APC in the name of Tradermoni has been buying votes from state to state and market to market with just #10,000 and above through the Vice president Prof. Yemi Osibanjo.”
“APC and Buhari have so much kept the masses in perpetual hunger, poverty, hardship, joblessness and hopeless conditions that they see now as the right time to throw crumbs at the poor masses to give them supports and further make us to keep sweating which the president has promised Nigerians as he and APC rigged themselves back to power.
He condemned the endorsement of the president second term by the Maiti Allah, and the planned operation Python Dance, ahead of the election, as he said the Python Dance is specifically put in place to start intimidating the masses.
“The lies of the present administration that things are getting better in Nigeria economically, security wise and infrastructurally in the speech of the president at Uyo clearly means that the best solutions Nigerians need now are to be ready against all plans of APC and Buhari to rig the elections by ensuring that Python Dance is not allowed, Amina is not allowed to be the collation commissioners, ldris is retired accordingly, replaced by an officer from another zone.
He said that for all this to be possible, a free and fair election, that the country needs prayers along with physical intervention.
“We need prayers and physical interventions now, to prevent the dooms that will befall Nigeria and her inhabitants as a result of the evil arrangements to rig the elections.”