Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has assured members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state that the government, in collaboration with other stakeholders, will work assiduously to reorganise the party with a view to regaining political power at the national level in 2019.
Dickson, weekend, during his monthly
interactive session with PDP members at
the party’s secretariat in Yenagoa, noted
that the party had been running the affairs of the country for 16 consecutive years, assuring that PDP remains the only party that was well co-ordinated and focused to deliver the dividends of democracy in the state.
Dickson noted that the party swept the
polls in the last elections, as it won 20 out
of the 22 seats, declared so far for the
state House of Assembly, in addition to the three senatorial and the five House of
Representative slots in the National
He urged members of the PDP to be hopeful and trust in the party’s ability to
win the two constituency seats in the state
Assembly that were declared inconclusive
in the last election, adding that the meeting was to encourage PDP members
not to despair in the face of the party’s
defeat at the national level.