The Convener of Opposition Political Parties OPP, in Rivers State, HRH Bright Abali has sued for peace over the outcome of the governorship and state assembly elections, held last Saturday.
The peace advocate believes the national and state election fell short of the expectation of the electorate, but pleaded that, “no amount of provocation should affect our nationhood.”
He explained that, “Nigeria is still battling to win the war against corruption in all sectors, the electoral system is not an exception.”
Abali further said he will lead hundreds of the opposition candidates to congratulate successful candidates in the 23 LGAs of Rivers State at the completion of the exercise in the state.
He noted that the move is geared towards promoting peace and tranquility in Rivers State.
Abali, who is also a former youth leader in the state called on youths to protect the state by shunning all forms of violence, in an attempt to express their grievance against the alleged illegalities that was witnessed during the election.