Abujareporters is in possession of a letter addressed to the Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court by the Speaker, House of Representatives raising alarm over impending plan to unleash violence in Bauchi State.
In the letter dated March 22, 2018, the Speaker alleged that there was a plan by the sitting Governor, in connivance with the State REC to declare false result while security has been mobilized to ensure that any attempt to protest the rigging was quashed.
Dogara revealed that the plans were hatched in the last couple of days with a view to replicating the same type of violence that was witnessed in Rivers State in Bauchi State. According to him, the government had insisted that they must ensure that the incumbent Governor Abubakar is returned to power by using the military and other security agencies to frustrate the people and damn the consequences.
Dogara who raised the alarm claimed that he feared for the life of his people as they might resist the attempt to frustrate their right to democratically elect who governs them. He disclosed that already, the state has witnessed increased presence of the military more than ever before.