Over 6,000 President Buhari’s loyalists defect to APC , endorse Gov.Dickson for second term
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP) on Tuesday confirmed its superiority and acceptance by the political class and the entire people of Bayelsa state, with the defection of over 6,000 loyalists of Present Muhammadu Buhari.
The group under the umbrella of Buhari Friends Network mobilized its members across the State to muster support for Governor Dickson, who is seeking re-election.
Led by its coordinator, Chris Otobo, to the Banquet Hall, venue of the epic event, the group disclosed that, of all the aspirants jostling for the number one seat in the State, the incumbent governor has the Best credentials.
On our own, we have done our independent survey and the outcome showed that, the candidacy of Hon. Dickson is widely accepted.
We were formerly in APC and we know what we are talking about.. Of all the candidates, Dickson has all that it takes to lead the state to the promise land.
In close to four years in office, Governor Dickson has been able to prove his worth in the provision of infrastructure, education, health to mention, but few.
If these could be done in four years, if re-elected he will surpass his first term achievements.
It was based on his achievements that, we are endorsing him for a second term in office.
Receiving the returnees’, the Acting Chairman of the PDP,, Chief Serena Dokubp-Spiff commended the group for its action, describing it as a morale booster.
According to him, it will spur the Restoration government to do more for the state.
In his speech, Governor Dickson reiterated his commitment to the development of the state, adding, I am not ready to play politics with the development of Bayelsa state.
This is the Jerusalem of the Ijaw nation and I will not renege on the oath that I took on assumption of office close to four years ago.
He urged the group to maintain peace during and after the conduct of the forthcoming election.
He also warned the main opposition party against names dropping, disclosing that they are wrongly using the name of Mr. President.
President Buhari is a honest and straight forward person that will not support evil in any form, but there is need for him to call members of his party in Bayelsa State to order.
Special Assistant to the
Governor of Bayelsa State
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