Bayelsa gov polls: Alamieyesigha says Dickson deserves another 4 years


Ahead of the December 5 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the first civilian governor of the state, Diepreye Alamieyesigha, has said that Henry Seriake Dickson deserves a second tenure as governor of the state.
Alamieyeseigha, in an interactive session with Journalists in Yenagoa, described Governor Dickson’s performance in the last three years as very impressive, visible and commendable.
“Under Dickson we now drive to places which hitherto was not possible. We can see changes springing up here and there before the economic crisis hit the country.
“I think he would have done better, but he was ambitious and wanted to
achieve everything within four years. If we bring him back for a second tenure, he will be more strategic, he will no longer learn. He will perform more,” Alamieyesigha said.
The former governor who is also the Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP) reconciliation committee in the state, expressed serious concern about PDP faithful that recently defected to the rival All Progressive Congress ( APC), saying APC as a party does not even recognised them and that the don’t stand to benefit anything from the party.
“Some members of the party that were expelled did not do well, from evidence available they sponsored opposition parties against their own party and no party will accept that.”
While still insisting that the party was right to do what they did, he said but as elders they have intervened and that those decision has to be reviewed.
“We shall review them, the state working committee will sit down and review it on individual basis. Some of them will be reprimanded, some will admonished and at the end of the day I think the matter will be resolve amicably, PDP in the state is ready to take them back.
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Source:: New Mail