By-Election: Niger Delta Defenders’ Forum Endorses Former Gov. Dickson

Coordinator of Niger Delta Defenders’ Forum, Mr. Kokobaiye Abeki has endorsed former Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as its Senatorial Candidate for the fourth coming Bayelsa West Bye election.

Mr Abeki who disclosed this while speaking to newsmen at Top-Rank Hotel Yenagoa, shortly after a closed door meeting with constituency and local government coordinators of Ekeremor and Sagbama, declared that “my people will speak again with their PVCs at the ballot as they did in 2012 and 2015”, informing that he has already directed his members and followers across the both local governments to cast their votes for Former Gov.Dickson.

He added that, “We cannot fail to acknowledge the giant imprints of Rt. Hon. Dickson’s administration as governor of Bayelsa State.”

According Mr. Abeki, former Gov. Dickson who was Legal Adviser, to Ijaw National Congress (INC), one time Attorney-General of Bayelsa State, Ranking Member of the Green Movement, Chaired many Committees and Co-chaired others and sponsored several peoples oriented Bills at the National Assembly has vast experience with robust contributions on national issues

“From building durable roads to providing affordable housing and qualitative healthcare, created amazing opportunities for our young ones, in providing them with gainful employment including numerous achievements in education, health, judiciary, agriculture among other critical sectors.

“We therefore join other stakeholders to urge the great umbrella (PDP) to give him an automatic ticket to represent Bayelsa West Senatorial District at the Senate.

“I want to join other stakeholders to say that Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson’s journey to the Senate should be automatic coronation and not a contest.” Mr Abeki reiterated.