The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr Austin Tam-George, has condemned Alhaji Mohammed Ganduje Governor of Kano for inciting violence in Rivers State, during his speech at the APC campaign rally in Port Harcourt Thursday. Kano State Governor, Ganduje sone days back charged APC supporters to resort to violence during the rerun elections in Rivers State and he said:
“If they shoot you, take cover and shoot them.”
Dr Tam-George said that, the comments as “shameful and egregious invitation to violence the Kano State governor “
The Commissioner urged the people of Rivers State to resist any acts of electoral fraud the police, INEC and APC before, during and after the elections on Saturday.
Dr Tam-George blamed the Minister for Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi for importing thugs and Boko Haram fighters, disguised as APC supporters, to cause mayhem in Rivers State.
The commissioner asked the Inspector General of Police to take Kano State Governor out of Rivers.