Yenagoa - 10 governorship candidates have stepped down to declare support for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timipre Sylva in the December 5 governorship election in Bayelsa state, reports Punch.
The candidates of the 10 parties led by the All Progressives Grand Alliance's governorship candidate, Christopher Enai, announced their decision on Thursday when Sylva’s campaign train stormed Ekeremor, the local government area of the Minister of State (Agriculture), Senator Heineken Lokpobiri.
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Enai, who spoke on behalf of the ten candidates, said Sylva was the best for the governorship post.
He, however, refused to give the names of the other parties’ candidates.
Their withdrawal from the race was accepted by the state APC Chairman, Tiwei Orunimighe.
Read more at Punch.
- News 24