Browsing: Seriake Dickson

Rising from a meeting that lasted over three hours, the kinsmen of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, under the aegis of Ogbia Restoration Caucus, ‎said they have followed with keen interest the activities and programmes of the governor, which have given them a pride of place in the state.

The activist’s concern follows Wednesday’s arrest of Chief Timipre Sylva’s loyalist, Barrister Jonah Okah, by the police in Bayelsa State on the orders of the Bayelsa State Governor for his alleged comments on Facebook

Sadly, no one has yet begun this appraisal of the reasons for the failure so that appropriate lessons will be learnt should another opportunity arise in the future. Where any analysis has been made, it did not go beyond lamentation and hand-wringing as to how the North had “betrayed” its former(?) natural allies in the South South and how former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, is being persecuted, how former Bayelsa State Governor, DSP Alamieyeseigha, was allegedly hounded to his death and how President Jonathan’s legacy is being deliberately rubbished

A statement issued on Friday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said Dickson has no hand in Sylva’s rejection by the people as expressed through several media onslaughts against his candidacy, sponsored by aggrieved members of his party, the APC