Yenagoa -Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has been adopted as consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2016 governorship election in the state, reports, reports Peoples Daily.
With the endorsement, the party has decided not to conduct a primary election among intending aspirants for the position.
According to a key member of the PDP, several issues were considered before Dickson was adopted .
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The source said the party leadership were happy with the performance of Dickson so far.
The party’s decision has been applauded by various groups in the state.
The governor, however, has the right of refusal by declining the offer.
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