Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has warned members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP against supporting “disloyal’’ members that are contesting the state’s November 16 governorship election.
Dickson gave the warning on Monday in Yenagoa at the PDP flag-off campaigns for the Local Government Elections scheduled for August 10.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that the local government election was to elect chairmen and councilors in the eight local government areas of the state.
Dickson explained that supporting the unfaithful persons as governorship aspirants would ruin the party’s plans and chances of winning in the governorship election.
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“We have rebuilt PDP in the state and we are going to win all other political parties in both the Saturday local government elections and gubernatorial elections.
“I urge you to support PDP now as we go to poll for the elections; you know that we have some genuine members and some butterflies in the party. All we want is restoration candidate as flag bearer of our party,’’ the governor advised.
Moses Cleopas, the state chairman of PDP, expressed hope that the party was ready and focused to win elections in all the local governments and 105 councilors in the wards.