The immediate-past Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has announced that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has made him the sole Candidate for the Bayelsa West Senatorial District election,
The Senate seat is currently vacant, following the election of Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo as the Deputy Governor of the State.
Dickson in a tweet, thanked “all members of the PDP, for according me that respect of not having a contest at the primaries, but as they know, we have to keep working until everything is over”.
In the tweet, Dickson said that his form was procured for him by “different political groups, Leaders, and other Stakeholders”.
There will also be an election for the vacant seat in Bayelsa Central, to fill the vacant seat of Governor Douye Diri.
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