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Seriake Dickson, Lyon David to contest for senate in a by-Election



by-elections for Seriake Dickson and Lyon

Ahead of the forthcoming by-elections into the senatorial seats of Bayelsa Central and West Senatorial districts, Seriake Dickson and Lyon David has been tipped for the positions.

According to some members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dickson should be given a clear ticket without any challenge from the Party to contest for the senatorial seat as he is a true Ijaw man that understands their course.

In the same vein, the some members of the All Progressive congress, is also seeking the acceptance of Comrade David Lyon to come and contest to represent the people of the state from Western Senatorial district.

Recalled that the Senate President had declared these two vacancies in Bayelsa Vecant, following the election and subsequent swearing-in of the former occupants, Senator Douye Diri and Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo as governor and deputy governor of the state respectively.

However, the former governor’s pictures is already on the social media, courtesy from his supporters describing him as the voice of Ijaw nation who should be supported to the upper legislative chambers in the country for the good of Ijaw ethnic nationality.

Daily Tells Understands that prior to the end of his tenure, ex-governor Dickson was criticised by some PDP faithful for projecting then Senator, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, as the running mate to Diri, so that he will fill the seat of Bayelsa West after his tenure.

As predicted it has come to pass…

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