This is to inform our Party’s leaders, members, supporters, the press and public that it has been discovered that about 100 (out of 270) Ward Result Sheets meant for today’s Ward Congresses in Delta are missing or were stolen or criminally removed from official custody by unknown persons. This is a very serious crime against our Party. It is an obvious violation of electoral due process. We totally condemn it.
2.0. In the circumstance, the Chairman of the Congress Organising Committee and his team are now taking steps to inform the Police authorities to apprehend whoever that is behind this nefarious act. As a party, we will insist on a proper investigation and maximum punishment for whoever dared to attempt to desecrate our Party, no matter how low or highly placed they may be.
3.0. In the meantime, we ask our people to remain calm. Ours is not a Party that thrives on impunity. We will deal with this matter to the satisfaction of most of our people. Do not breach public peace because of this rascally criminal provocation. ThanK you for the sacrifices you made today and will continue to make for the good of our Party.
4.0. We trust the Congress Organising Committee to act in the best interest of our great Party, as we give greater strength to APC in Delta State. We must allow the Committee to remain independent in its onerous duties and decision-making. Nothing, not even this criminal act, can stop us in Delta.
5.0. Also, I have been informed of a very sad incident today in Ughelli South involving loss of life. I do not have details on this matter yet and therefore not appropriate to comment in detail on it. Suffice to say that it is important and necessary for the Police to immediately step into the matter. Nobody has the right to extrajudicially take the life of another.
Prophet JONES ODE ERUE
State Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC),