Bayelsa State Minority Leader and the lawmaker representing Ekeremor Constituency 2, Hon. Wilson Ayakpo Dauyegha, who was accused of beating the All Progressives Congress (APC) state party chairman, Hon. Jonah Amos has denied the allegation.
Naija News learnt that the lawmaker who was elected under the same political party was caught on camera assaulting the APC chairman.
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The lawmaker also said he only pushed the chairman in form of defence when he noticed he (chairman) tried to force him to sign a document he wasn’t abreast of the content.
Speaking on his action Dauyegha revealed that:
The chairman called me a night before the incident that he wanted to see me, I told him was in Port Harcourt but it was late, so he said since I was travelling tomorrow we’ll meet at the airport before departing for Abuja.”
“On reaching the airport, the party chairman, Jothan Amos told me to come into his car with military men and was coercing and pacifying me into signing a document and I openly refused. He also said ever since he made me minority leader I have been avoiding him. This is really sad and it’s a wrong precedence to begin the elections.
“I wasn’t even at the stakeholders meeting but I heard there wasn’t any tangible agreement, so why bring a document to force me to sign? That was why I jumped out of his car and pushed him to take defense,” he said.
“I tore the paper because while we were struggling in the car my pen drew a line, so I don’t want to be mentioned to have signed the document.
“It should be noted here that if a mode of election is to be chosen, it should be done the proper way with every member of the party agreeing and not coercing members secretly, which the party chairman has been doing since after the stake holders meeting.