The PDP candidate Diri said the party is firmly
rooted in Bayelsa and would not need to
engage in violence to win the forthcoming
His words: “We don’t want violence. Election
is not war, you don’t need gun. We are ready
for a peaceful free and fair election unlike our
main opponent. APC is not ready for election.
They are banking on violence, they want to
use federal might, military and police. They
are planning to write results.
“We are also calling on INEC and the security
agents to remain neutral in the election. INEC
must help Nigeria’s democracy to grow. The
Osun and Kano elections are still fresh in our
memory. PDP clearly won those elections but
for the inconclusiveness introduced by INEC
to give victory to the APC.
The PDP candidate appealed to the two
international bodies to beam their searchlight
on the conduct of the November 16