Obiano: My life is in dan­ger

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Emma Elekwa, Awka

The Anam­bra State gov­er­nor, Chief Wil­lie Obiano, has raised alarm over the with­drawal of his se­cu­rity de­tails, say­ing such ac­tion has ex­posed his life to dan­ger.

Obiano, who spoke yes­ter­day in Awka dur­ing an elec­tion stake­hold­ers’ meet­ing or­gan­ised by the In­de­pen­dent Na­tional Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (INEC), de­scribed the act as un­ac­cept­able and a dan­ger­ous sig­nal on what was to hap­pen ahead of the gov­er­nor­ship elec­tion.

He de­manded for the im­me­di­ate re­turn of the se­cu­rity de­tails in order not to con­sti­tute fur­ther threats ca­pa­ble of over­heat­ing the polity.

Ac­cord­ing to the gov­er­nor, he had wanted to speak with the In­spec­tor Gen­eral of Po­lice, who was sched­uled to be at the oc­ca­sion, but said he had to voice it since he was not aware when he would come.

The gov­er­nor had ear­lier com­plained of not be­ing recog­ni­tion mod­er­a­tor en­tered.

But re­act­ing, the INEC Chair­man, Prof. Mah­mood Yakubu, said the event was a stake­hold­ers’ meet­ing as such no can­di­date would be ac­corded any special treat­ment re­gard­less of his po­si­tion.

Yakubu said the com­mis­sion’s de­ci­sion to give equal treat­ment to all can­di­dates in the elec­tion, must be re­spected. ac­corded by the when he

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