By Dreadlocks Rasta Journalist
As the Bayelsa 2019 Guber poll gathers momentum in the political atmosphere, one time Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) chairman, Chief Rufus Abadi has opined that Chief Timi Alaibe is the best choice for the number one seat of the state.
Chief Abadi who spoke to creeknewsweekly.com on telephone described other aspirants jostling for the plum job as neophytes that do not fit the bill.
According to him, the position of governor is not for all new comers but is for politicians with proven integrity and ability.
Chief Abadi is of the view that Alaibe’s aspiration is unbeatable considering his vast political experience in the past which is incomparable to none in the state.
Not only that, he said his managerial capability to handle national, state and other sundry issues is above the pedigree of other aspirants under the platform of the Bayelsa state chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP.
To this end, it has become crystal clear for him to pitch camp with Chief Alaibe and support his gubernatorial ambition before and after the primaries.
On Alaibe’s economic blue print, tagged “Blue Economy” he said it has become imperative for the aspirant’s drive to give Bayelsa a new economic blue print aime at harnessing the vast marine resources for development of the state.
This, he believed would certainly create economic stability of the state, an area that has been abandoned by past administrations of the state.
Therefore, he appealed all party faithful and other teeming supporters to stand behind Chief Alaibe.
The Opokuma born erudite politician is a onetime Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and gubernatorial candidate of Labour Party (LP) although he stepped down.
He also contested against Chief Timipre Sylva at the 2015 All Progressive Congress (APC) Bayelsa state primaries but concede to him.