The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Real Admiral John Jonah, has expressed disappointment over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly election s, describing it as a set back to the Nations electoral processes.
Deputy Governor John Jonah, who was in his country home in Nembe Local Government Area of the State, said though the electorates should be patient and steadfast in ensuring the successes of the elections, the action of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is shameful and disappointing.
He told newsmen that “the postponement is a setback to National development of the electoral process. It has shown that Nigeria has not learnt in the area of logistical management. I am ashamed as a person who have a deep knowledge of logistics Management Company especially in the build up to the election process.”
The Bayelsa Deputy Governor, who is the PDP leader in the area, said the Indigenes of the Nembe Communities had gathered enmasse to cast their vote before the report of postponement filtered in, said ‘ we had all gathered to cast our vote to win are here to win but some persons who had a grip on INEC had input a failure mechanism into INEC.”
“What they have done is to delay the inevitable and the doomsday. They have built in mechanism for INEC to fail. I feel disappointed.”
He called on the supporters of the PDP and Nigerians to be calm. They should not lose hope .They have the belief that the election is to choose the right people to represent them. They should be steadfast and vote the right candidate.”