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Dickson emerges PDP’s sole candidate for Bayelsa governorship poll

15 September 2015, 11:07

Yenagoa - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disqualified two of the contenders for the party’s ticket in the December governorship election in Bayelsa State, reports Punch.

The disqualified aspirants are the senator representing Bayelsa-Central senatorial district, Senator Emmanuel Paulker and a former chairmen of Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area, Ebikintin Diongoli.

Also read: PDP endorses Dickson for second term

With the disqualification of the two aspirants, Gov. Seriake Dickson has emerged as the sole candidate of the party.

Despite Dickson;s emergence  as the party’s sole candidate, the party still plan to conduct a primary election to ratify his choice as the party’s candidate for the governorship election.

Paulker and Diongoli have, however, appealed their disqualification before the PDP’s Appeal Panel.

Read more at  Punch.

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