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Bayelsa state to punish perpetrators of 2015 electoral violence

The BAYELSA State Executive Council has pledged to ensure that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the state are made to face the full weight of the law.

At its 100th meeting held over by Governor Seriake Dickson, the council said it took the decision, following the submission of report by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry in the 2015 general election.
The council also said the main that was brought on the state by desperate politicians cannot be overlooked and therefore shall be called for the white paper on the report in order to take steps to punish all those found culpable. Also Read:
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Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Kemela Okara, who briefed newsmen in Yenagoa – Bayelsa stateafter the centenary meeting, said the council took there  time to deliberate on the issue because of its importance.
He said also, We want to underscore the beautiful  fact that Bayelsa is a state of law and order.
The government believes in operating in law and order. And so we will not condone any action that will bring violence to our people in the name of seeking elective positions”
Also speaking, The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said as a responsive government, the government would protect lives and properties.

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