Abuja - The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
Governors’ Forum has warned the rival All Progressives Congress and other
government agencies against interfering in the supplementary election scheduled
for Bayelsa State on Saturday.
The governors also expressed confidence in the ability of
incumbent governor Henry Seriake Dickson sweeping the polls as a result of his
numerous achievements in all sectors of the economy.
Dickson is in a vantage position having led with a lead
of some 33 000 votes in six out of the seven local government areas whose
results the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced.
“We have an important message to the President and all
those whom God has placed in positions of authority in Nigeria today; that the
irreducible minimum of democracy is credible election.
I think commitment to democracy and development must be
commitment to credible election,” PDP governors Forum Chairman, Olusegun
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He also appealed to all the major institutional
stakeholders in this Saturday’s election to ensure a credible poll.
“If you have passion for the development of this country,
one of the critical legacies you can leave for this country is credible
"Without credible elections, we aren’t going nowhere
and I keep saying that APC must take a cue from former President Goodluck
Jonathan who handed over power as a sitting President when his party lost, yet
heavens did not fall,” Mimiko said.
He said Dickson had performed well to deserve a second
Mimiko said this was in view of the life transforming
projects the restoration government had put in place.
“I have no doubt in my mind that by Saturday,
Bayelsa State will be rejoicing because Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would
have been declared unequivocally as the governor of the state again and the
restoration will continue.”
- CAJ News