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2015: PDP bounces back


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa state has bounced back to its political relevance again contrary to political permutations that the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Bayelsa state have taken over the state for the December 5, 2015 governorship poll.
It is said that thousands of former PDP members defected to the APC at a mega rally organized by the leader of the party Chief Timipre Sylva at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex in Yenagoa three weeks ago, thereby casting doubts that PDP is no more relevant at the state political hemisphere
But as the days tick towards the guber poll slated for December 5, 2015, the PDP at Governor Dickson’s declaration rattled the APC that they are masters of the game as the party mobilized legislators, governors, LGA chairmen, women, youth groups and other prominent party chieftains to support the incumbent governor. 
The Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, his wife Dame Patience Jonathan  were also there to endorse the incumbent governor as the party’s sole candidate for the December guber poll..
He said Governor. Dickson has done well in developmental projects especially in the area of infrastructure and security while noting that the bridges and flyover built by him showed that he has Bayelsans at heart and if compare with other governors performances.
He pointed out that the problem with Bayelsans is that they like betraying each other for outsiders, stressing that Dickson should be allow completing his eight years.
He believed that all PDP party leaders are behind Dickson to see his victory in the forthcoming election noting that supporting Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson is the best thing to do now.
In his remarks, Governor Dickson has assured the people of the state of his commitment in consolidating his administration’s achievement in all sectors of the economy.
Meanwhile it’s like the support for Governor Dickson’s second term bid is on the increase among his party aspirants. One of the young and vibrant PDP aspirants Arct Rueben Okoya has just given up his guber race ambition in favour of Governor Dickson which is described in the political circles as major boost for the incumbent governor.
It is also gathered that more PDP aspirants may give up their ambition to be governor including those who defected to APC are likely to return to the party.
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