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Dickson predicts peaceful Bayelsa polls


The Bayelsa state Governor, Seriake Dickson, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri, would emerge victorious in the November 16 governorship election through a free, fair, peaceful and credible process.

The governor said this at the weekend during his valedictory State annual Thanksgiving Service.Dickson expressed gratitude to God for finding him worthy to be used as an instrument to engender peace, stability and appreciable development in the state.He said that God would not allow those who do not mean well for the state to assume the reins of governance.

The governor, who emphasised the importance of thanksgiving, urged the clergy and the people to sustain their prayers and support for the state.Highlighting some of his administration’s achievements, Dickson thanked God for giving him the wisdom to institute the State Annual Thanksgiving Day celebration by law to give God His proper place. 

According to Governor Dickson, critical infrastructure such as roads, health facilities, the airport, educational facilities and public buildings including the Ecumenical centre are some of the lofty projects that has elevated the status of Yenagoa, the state capital.The highpoint of the event was the offering of special prayers by the clergymen, led by Bishop Francis Wale Oke, founder of the Spirit and Life Bible Church.


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