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Former Bayelsa governor rubbishes Jonathan

11 September 2015, 11:18

Yenagoa - Former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva has blasted former President Goodluck Jonathan for supporting the second term bid of Gov. Seriake Dickson, reports NewsDay.

Sylva described Jonathan as President of Bayelsa for going open to canvass support for Governor Dickson.

Also read: Jonathan's wife settles rift with Dickson

Sylva, who spoke on Thursday after being screened by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the party’s governorship primary election, declared that the support of Jonathan to Gov. Dickson does not constitute any threat to his ambition to return as the governor of to the state.

He noted that Jonathan was never the President of Nigeria but President of Bayelsa State.

It would be recalled that Jonathan and his wife, Patience Jonathan were among the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains who were at the declaration rally of Governor Dickson on Tuesday.

Read more at NewsDay.

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