Bayelsa 2019: PDP, Dickson afraid of defeat - Oshiomhole

Bayelsa 2019: PDP, Dickson afraid of defeat - Oshiomhole

- The APC has been tipped for victory in Bayelsa state

- INEC is conducting governorship election in Bayelsa on November 16

- Oshiomhole, however, said that Governor Dickson and his party are afraid of imminent defeat

Ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16, in Bayelsa state, the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said he is confident that his party would come out victorious.

Nigerian Tribune reports that Oshiomhole said the party's governorship candidate, David Lyon, would defeat the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Senator Diri Douye, at the poll. gathered that he made the declaration on Thursday, October 3, at a meeting with APC stakeholders from Bayelsa at the party's national secretariat in Abuja.

Oshiomhole who accused the incumbent governor of the state, Seriake Dickson, of using “gutter language” in the course of the campaign ahead of the election, claimed that the PDP was afraid of imminent defeat.

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He said: “When a governor describes one of his own purely on the account of his political differences, using the name of terrorists and such things like that, then he has missed it already.

“And I can understand his fears, if people who go to borrow labels and assume that they are the leaders of the Ijaws and that they are the lions when they see the real and authentic lion, they are sure to be afraid."

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Meanwhile, had previously reported that a former member of the Senate, Nimi Amange, who represented former President Goodluck Jonathan’s constituency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), predicted victory for APC in Bayelsa. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better.

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