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Bayelsa Poll: Opposition Deploying Youths With Military Uniform From Other States To Cause Mayhem – Diri Alleges

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has alerted security agencies of a plot by the opposition in the state to cause mayhem in Ogbia Local Government Area during the November 11 governorship election.


Diri also accused the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Timipre Sylva, of being anti-development and anti-progress, according to a statement issued by Daniel Alabrah, Chief Press Secretary to the Bayelsa State Governor and Member of, Publicity Directorate, on Saturday.


The Bayelsa governor, who is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, spoke at the Ogbia Constituency 2 rally at Otuokpoti after campaign stops at riverine Anyama-Ogbia and Emadike communities.


He revealed that the opposition was planning to bring in thugs to cause mayhem in Anyama-Ogbia.