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It would be recalled that last week SERAP launched its report titled: “From Darkness to Darkness: How Nigerians are Paying the Price for Corruption in the Electricity Sector,” alleging that “the much-publicised power sector reforms in Nigeria under the Electric Power Sector Reform Act of 2005 is yet to yield desired and/or anticipated fruits largely due to corruption, regulatory lapses and policy inconsistencies. The country has lost more megawatts in the post-privatisation era due largely to widespread, systemic and large-scale corruption”

According to a criminal complaint petition written against the governor to the ‎Office of Madame Fatou Bensouda, t‎he Prosecutor, International Criminal Court in the Hague, Netherlands, the governor and some other top government officials in the state were accused of not doing enough to halt the killings.

The APCPCO said in a statement on Wednesday, signed by Mallam Garba Shehu, its Director of Media and Publicity, that the petition follows the massive terror unleashed on the residents of Lagos State by armed pro-Jonathan groups under the dubious cover of a faction of the Oodua People’s Congress

The ultimate test of her popularity is not by manipulating government agencies and mobilising armed supporters to frustrate APC rallies as witnessed at Okrika but to mobilise the people of Rivers State to vote for her husband or herself whenever she decides to contest the governorship election

The letter of complaint signed by the Rivers State Governor and Director General of the APCPCO, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, will on March 9 be dispatched to the International Criminal Court, the Inspector General of Police and the National Human Rights Commission, among others

The statement said Wakil expressed sadness on the continued killing of civilians by suspected Boko Haram sect members