Bayelsa APC suspends campaign in Nembe, announces new date

Bayelsa State APC Chairman, Dennis Otiotio

Yenagoa—The Bayelsa State All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Campaign Council has announced the suspension of the party’s campaign scheduled for Thursday, 26th October in Ogbolomabiri and Bassambiri communities in Nembe Local Government Area.

The Chairman of the Bayelsa APC, Dr. Dennis Otiotio who disclosed this in a statement said the move is due to a boat mishap that occurred during the throes of a campaign on Wednesday.

Otiotio however disclosed that the party will resume campaigns on Friday in Ogbolomabiri and Bassambiri respectively and will thereafter head to Brass where it will conclude its Bayelsa East Campaigns.

The statement reads:

“The Bayelsa State APC Governorship Campaign Council wishes to announce the suspension of our campaigns billed to be held tomorrow 26 October 2023 at Nembe-Ogbolomabiri and Nembe-Bassambiri.

“This is due to an unfortunate boat mishap during our campaigns today. At the moment, a ranking member of staff of our Campaign Council is yet to be accounted for. We have informed relevant authorities and search parties are on top of the situation.

“We will take a day’s break to evaluate the situation before we resume our campaigns on Friday at Ogbolomabiri and Bassambiri before heading to Brass on Saturday and Sunday to conclude the Bayelsa East Campaigns.”

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