Ex-Gov Dickson clinches Bayelsa West Senatorial Seat

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Ex-Gov Dickson clinches Bayelsa West Senatorial Seat

Dedicates victory to God, Bayelsa, Ijaw nation

Unfolds agenda to promote restructuring, environmental justice, police, justice reforms, others

The former Governor of Bayelsa State, His Excellency, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, has clinched the Bayelsa West Senatorial District seat in the National Assembly.

The Returning Officer, Prof Ekechukwe, Okeke, Dean of Humanities, Federal University of Technology, Otuoke, returned Dickson as the Senator-elect having polled 115257 to defeat his closest opponent, Hon Peremobowei Ebebi of the APC who polled 17541.

Chief Dickson who spoke in his country home of Toru Orua shortly after his return dedicated the victory to God, the voters, Bayelsa, and the Ijaw nation.

He said that the mandate was beyond the Sagbama/Ekeremor Senatorial district but an opportunity to galvanize unity and solidarity in Bayelsa and the Ijaw nation.

He said that his legislative mission would focus on the pursuit of the imperative of restructuring of the country…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper