Rivers State Government, has been said to have accused Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister for Transportation, of importing Boko Haram terrorists into the state to cause trouble during the upcoming rerun elections.
Austin Tam-George, Commissioner for Information, made this allegation in a statement released on Thursday, December 8.
Tam-George, in the statement 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.”
Governor Ganduje had charged APC supporters to resort to violence during the rerun elections in Rivers State on Saturday, saying: “if they shoot you, take cover and shoot them,” Tam-George said.
“This is a shameful and egregious invitation to violence by the Kano State governor,” he added.
Likewise, Amaechi has advised his supporters to “return trouble for trouble” during the polls which is expected to hold on Saturday, December 10.