- Governor Seriake Dickson has claimed that he has no rift with former president Jonathan over who becomes the governor of the state
- Dickson says Jonathan is his elder brother and leader
- According to the governor, when the time comes, he would consult with Jonathan and other major stakeholders
Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, says he is not fighting former president Goodluck Jonathan over who emerges as the next governor in the state.
The governor who disclosed this while reacting to recent reports of a serious friction between him and the ex-president said that when the time comes, he would consult with Jonathan and other major stakeholders on the candidate that will emerge on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, This Day reports.
“Let me say that that event should have shown you that there is no problem between us. Jonathan is my elder brother and my leader and will continue to receive his due respect.
“We know what to do quietly. Even in this transition, if there is one person I am going to sit down with; it is going to be former president Jonathan.
“When I am ready after all these prayers, I will visit him because he is an elder and we will compare notes,” he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Governor Dickson on Friday, May 24, appointed Jonathan as honorary special adviser on the Bayelsa Education Trust Fund Board.
Speaking at the formal launching of the trust fund in Yenagoa, Dickson appealed to Jonathan to use his influence to attract donations to the fund.
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