PDP thanks Bayelsans, expresses gratitude for party’s landslide victory in NASS polls

Yenagoa—The Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Hon. Solomon Agwana (JP) has expressed gratitude to Bayelsans for helping it achieve victory for 7 out of the 8 National Assembly seats in the state.

According to the party, the victory is a vote of confidence and display of affection for Governor Douye Diri’s people–centric leadership and stewardship over the last three years.

In a statement by Mr. Ebiye Ogoli, State Publicity Secretary, the PDP appreciated Bayelsans for winning all 3 Senatorial seats of the state and 4 out of 5 House of Representatives seats with one declared inconclusive.

“PDP therefore extend sincere aporeciation to the good people of Bayelsa East, Central and West senatorial districts for their faith, patriotism, courage and doggedness in the exercise and defence of their democratic rights in the face of daunting logistical and security challenges.

“We take special notice and do particularly, salute the fearless, patriotic citizens of the East senatorial district for their hard work to reclaim their stolen mandates of 2019 for Nembe/Brass federal constituency as well as the Bayelsa East senatorial district seats.

“We are hopeful to emerge victorious at the conclusion of Silga Federal constituency supplementary elections,” the statement reads in part.

The PDP thanked Bayelsans for making their voices heard “in every nook and cranny of the state, from Ekeremor down to Brass, of your abiding faith and love for the PDP owing to the humane policies and excellent performance of the Senator Diri—led Prosperity Administration in all key sectors.”

The party congratulated Senator Henry Seriake Dickson, Rt. Hon. Kombowei Friday Benson and Chief Benson Sunday Agadaga for emerging winners in the West, Central and East districts senatorial elections.

They also congratulated Hon. Fred Y. Agbedi, Oforji Oboku, Mitema Obordor as well as Mrs. Marie Ebikake for clinching the House of Representative seats in their various constituencies.

The PDP while appreciating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, election observers and stakeholders for the peaceful conduct of the election, appealed to Bayelsans to keep faith with the party and vote massively for all its State House of Assembly candidates on the 11th of March, 2023.

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