Governor Dickson emerges PDP governorship candidate for Bayelsa State in a smooth primary election of
the PDP state congress at the Aports Complex Yenagoa today.
Ekiti State governor, Fayose conducted the Bayelsa congress
GOVERNOR DICKSON EMERGES PDP GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE IN A WELL CONDUCTED PRIMARY ELECTION OF THE PDP STATE CONGRESS AT THE SPORTS COMPLEX YENAGOA TODAY. HE WON ALL BUT FIVE VOID VOTES IN THE ELECTION
476 total delegates,Accredited delegates 452 ,absent 24 delegates void is 5 votes Gov Dickson polled 447 votes to win and was duly handed over the certificate of the return by Chairman of the PDP election panel Ekiti Gov. Ayo Fayose .
Governor Dickson in accepting the normination thanked Bayelsans for their confidence in his leadership and selected Deputy Governor Rear Admiral Gboribiogha Jonah RTD as his running mate . He thanked the former president for his support and presence at the occasion .
He dedicated his victory to God Almighty . It may have turned out the best organised ,most peaceful and orderly election held in the State so far.
After the event celebrations took the streets of Yenagoa and right into the Governors lodge where the Deputy Governor Rear Admiral Gboribiogha Jonah formally expressed his gratitude to the Governor for the confidence reposed on him by the Governor in picking him to be his running mate for the second time.
Dickson with ex president Jonathan and Governor Fayose
Jonathan voting at the Bayelsa Congress