The Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Wike, has called on the international community to ignore the death threat made by the Kaduna State Governor , Nasir El – Rufai , and monitor the 2019 general elections .
Wike, who spoke on Thursday during the Peoples Democratic Party campaign rally at Ngo , in the Andoni Local Government Area, explained that it was necessary for the international community to monitor the conduct of exercise in order to ensure credible elections .
Wike said , “ We want to call on the international community not to be deterred by El – Rufai ’ s threat . They should monitor the elections . If anybody rigs , they should sanction Nigeria. They should impose sanctions on El – Rufai . ”