Frontline former militant leader in Bayelsa and chieftain of the APC, Comrade Eris Paul known along the creeks as Gen. Ogunboss has raised alarm over a secret meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Okiro, on alleged plot to hire fake policemen and compromise the November 16 governorship election in the state.
According to Ogunboss, the secret meeting between Okiro and Dickson was held on Saturday till early hours of Sunday at the State Government House to discuss issues of alleged procurement of special policemen to serve as security personnel for the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Sagbama, Yenagoa, Nembe and Brass local government areas of the state.
Ogunboss, who is a chieftain of the APC, alleged that the former Inspector General of Police came into the state with three brand new Toyota Hilux vans loaded with Mobile Pol icemen from Mopol 19 barrack in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
According to him, ‘The Hilux in the middle were caring items covered with an ornamental clothes such as canopy. An inside source informed us that something was stinking and there was need for the National Party Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, the Inspector General of Police, the Department of State Security (DSS) and the National Security Adviser (NSA) to quickly intervene’ .
Ogunboss also alleged that the former IG, Mike Okiro also reportedly assured Governor Sariake Dickson not to panic, that he will help provide him his own security men at Sagbama, Yenagoa, Nembe and Brass.
‘Believe me, the former IG Mike Okiro was my landlord in Abuja, but I packed out of his house when I noticed his closeness with Dickson who had been after my life for the past seven years’.
‘We are calling on the APC at the National level to quickly intervene, because something is stinking & the urgent need to do something immediately before things get out of hand. I perceived something smelly, that smell is smelly, Mike Okiro is visiting Henry Dickson few days to election with 3 brand new Toyota Hilux, loaded with Mopol 19 from Port Harcourt & one covered with an ornamental cloth such like canopy, it is headache not to believe that something was stinking.’
‘To Sariake Dickson, this election is worth the life of every Bayelsans who is against him and we must not sleep at every possible information because the governor is an enemy of good democracy that is the only thing about very callous people.”