Yenagoa—The Special Adviser to Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State on Political Matters, High Chief Collins Cocodia, has congratulated winners of the just concluded Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries in the state.
It will be recalled that PDP delegates on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday elected candidates that will fly the party’s flag in the 2023 general election.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Patrick Ndubuisi, on Thursday, Cocodia urged the party’s candidates not to disappoint their constituents when they eventually get elected into office.
He added that their emergence was due to the confidence the delegates reposed in them.
While praising the conduct of the aspirants, before, during and after the election, he noted that going by their antecedents and records, they will deliver the goods and be better representatives to their people.
“First of all let me congratulate all those that emerged as flagbearers of our great party. It is not easy to be chosen from a list of many. So am happy for them and I wish them well. But you can see that all our candidates are the best and finest politicians.
“From the twenty-four House of Assembly candidates, the five House of Representatives candidates, and the three Senatorial candidates, all of them are sellable, and I can say it’s a sure victory for us at the polls, ”he said.
Cocodia who is the pioneer Commissioner for Labour, Employment and Productivity called on winners of the election to extend an olive branch to their fellow aspirants and ensure proper reconciliation with aggrieved members.
He urged those who lost the election to accept the outcome in good faith, stating that it’s a case of no victor, no vanquished.
He charged them to maintain unity and strength, and work for the success of the party in the 2023 general election.