The Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has been stopped
from moving around different polling units in the state by the military.
Channels Television’s correspondent in Port Harcourt, the state
capital, said Mr. Amaechi, who drove himself in a black 4WD, was stopped
by the Brigade Commander of the second Brigade, Bori Camp, Essien
Essien, who engaged the governor in a debate over his mission to
ascertain the availability of result sheets at the polling units.
Against the advice of the Brigade Commander to remain at his polling
centre, the governor challenged the Army Officer to arrest him as he
drove back to the government house after his accreditation.
Earlier on, Governor Chibuike Amaechi had refused to be accredited
for the elections in his Ubima ward, Ikwerre local government area
saying result sheets were missing among items the Independent National
Electoral Commission came with for the exercise.