Dickson’s Victory: PDP governors commend Bayelsa voters

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The Peoples Democratic Governors Forum has hailed the people of Bayelsa for standing firm against brute force and terror unleashed on them in the concluded supplementary election in Southern Ijaw and 102 polling units on Saturday by the APC-led regime.

In a statement signed by Earl Onaiwu, coordinator of the forum, after Governor Seriake Dickson was announced winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission late Sunday night, the governors said that but for the resilience and determination of the people, the APC was inordinately out to capture the state as if it was a trophy of war.

“The PDP Governors Forum wishes to commend the good and great people of Bayelsa State for standing resolute, firm and immoveable against the desperate attempt by the APC-led regime to hijack the mandate of the people of Bayelsa state.

“It is unfortunate that a party that came into office through a free and fair process offered by an incumbent have neglected to imbibe democratic tenets by engaging in thuggery and outright violence as if the state is a trophy of war.

“The Bayelsa election is a wakeup call to all Nigerians to reject any extra constitutional means by which the APC intends to cling to power.

“We call on our members in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Edo states to brace up in the coming days and show that the PDP is indeed the custodian of democracy as it has done for the past 16 years.

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  • Jimi

    Psychos. “PDP is the custodian of democracy”! Really? Does democracy not include the rights of citizens not to be swindled of their money? If so how could you call PDP the custodian of democracy with DasukiGate?

    • Mali

      The sick old tyrant that you have in power is doing a media trials of the opposition when the courts are there. Only fools like you believes in whatever lie lie Mohammed and the sick old tyrant have to say

      • Kay

        Media are meant to report what they consider as news story. The same thing they were doing when the clueless Jonathan was in power. Your rants cannot debunk the treasury looting of the past regime. Court will do their own, media will continue to report news and Nigerians will continue to make their comments based on individual judgement or sense of reasoning.

    • chiemex

      don’t mind them