Yenagoa - Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has come down hard on former members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, reports The Sun.
He noted that most of those who left the PDP for the APC did so because of federal appointments.
The governor described the APC in the state has a party of many aspirants without party members.
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Dickson said the PDP remains the party to beat in the December governorship election in the state.
He stated that APC in Bayelsa don’t stand a chance in the governorship election other than the expectation, in the Nigerian context, that a party that have the federal government will bring security, police, army, independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and they will write results.
Dickson said he was sure of re-election because what played out during his election as the PDP governorship candidate in 2012 is repeating itself.
He stated that those opposed to his second term bid did not support him in 2012 but still went ahead to win the election.
He said he was sure of winning the election without them, since he has the support of the people.
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- News 24