The Secretary General of River State Action Congress (AC) yesterday survived an assassination attempt according to statement made available to the media today.
According to the statement, the home of Okisi Bobmanual, secretary of the party in the state was stormed by assailants who threatened to kill Bobmanual.
”According to one of the assassins Osigie from Abua/Odual Local Government Area in companion of Mr. Ajieh and three others who were heard shouting at the top of their voices ‘We will eliminate all the enemies of Omehia in Rivers State, Prince Tonye and Amaechi have ran away form the State but we will kill Tonye’s Secretary today and next we will kill his Lawyer, the foolish Osima and his mad dog the Media Chief, Eze!’ We will kill all those disturbing the peace of Omehia’s people oo in Rivers State!”
“Mr. Okisi Bobmanual hearing all these threats shouted and alerted the entire neighborhood that came out boldly in solidarity with this amiable, great, unsung fighter of democracy and freedom of Rivers State people from the shackles of slavery Odili and his cohorts have foisted on the people of Rivers State these past eight years to frighten out these ungodly and agents of darkness who threatened thereafter ‘We will be back to accomplish our mission!”
“These nonentities had before leaving Mr. Bobmanual compounds destroyed his generator to throw the entire compound into darkness in order to accomplish their nefarious act after breaking the window leading to his staircase without putting into consideration the burglary proof at the window of the house that prevented them form gaining access into the main house.”
“They said that we have failed to withdraw our case from the Tribunal thereby threatening the removal of their God sent Governor’, for exposing that only eight people actually wrote the INEC result that made Sir Omehia the Governor of Rivers State; for exposing the N2 Billion Naira personal house Sir Celestine Omehia is building within his first hundred days in office both in Port Harcourt and his country home, for going to Court to challenge the illegal composition of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission; for refusing to accept bribes and appointments from Omehia’s outgoing administration and for not allowing the waterfronts to be demolished without adequate plans to forestall the Rainbow experience in Rivers State. These are the sins we have committed to cause us our lives in Rivers State.” Said the statement signed by Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, media consultant to Tonye Princewill, who is challenging Governor Omehia’s electoral victory at the tribunal.