Yenagoa - Over 625 former and serving councilors under the aegis of Grassroots Forum from the eight local government areas in Bayelsa State have endorsed the incumbent Governor, Seriake Dickson for a second term, reports Channels TV.
The forum said members decided to adopt Dickson based on his achievements in the last couple of years in addressing the challenges of infrastructural deficit and issues of security and education in the state.
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Chairman of the Forum, Tonkumo Igoniwari, who spoke on behalf of the group, described Dickson as a true democrat who allowed them to serve out their tenure when he became governor of the State, pointing out that the gesture was a clear departure from the past.
Responding, Dickson expressed appreciation for the vote of confidence passed on him, noting that their support would spur him to do more exploits towards the development of the State.
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- News 24