Former Bayelsa lawmakers endorse Diri’s second term bid
Former legislators in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly have endorsed Governor Douye Diri’s bid for a second term in office. The ex-lawmakers, under the aegis of Bayelsa Former Legislators Forum, passed a vote of confidence on Diri during a courtesy visit to the Government House, Yenagoa, yesterday.
A former Speaker of the state Assembly, Dr. Boyelayefa Debekeme, moved the governor’s endorsement motion and was seconded by a former Speaker and acting governor of the state in 2008, Werinipre Seibarugu.
The forum comprises Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) members. In his remarks, Chairman of the forum, Robert Enogha, commended Diri’s exemplary leadership, which, he said, has engendered peace, stability and development in the state since he took office in February 2020.
Enogha, who was Chairman, House Committee on Sports, said the forum appreciates the impactful developmental efforts of the governor across the state.
He said: “Nobody can contradict the fact that you are, indeed, ‘a miracle governor.’ You are magnanimous in your disposition. You carry everyone along in your government, and that is why we are proud of you.
“We are not a pressure group that fights the government, but we stand shoulder to shoulder in support of a government like yours.
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