Lokpobiri sure of APC’s guber ticket, says campaign DG

July 14, 2019
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Director-General of the Senator Heineken Lokpobiri Campaign, Mr. Warman Ogoriba, at the weekend said the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture was sure of winning the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State.

He said Lokpobiri was vying to the ticket to enable him rescue Bayelsa insisting that his uuwas fully prepared for any form of primaries adopted by the APC.

He spoke at Lokpobiri’s campaign office in Yenagoa during the inauguration of 137 coordinators at the wards, constituencies and local government areas.

He said Lokpobiri was sure of winning the APC ticket and the November 16th governorship poll.

He maintained that Lokpobiri was prepared to rescue the state from hunger, darkness and underdevelopment.

He urged all the newly appointed coordinators to ensure that Lokpobiri emerged the candidate of the APC.

He said: ” You must make sure you reach all the wards, all the local governments and all the villages in Bayelsa. Although we don’t know the mode of primaries. It might be electoral college, indirect or direct, whatever it is the onus lies on you to carry our messages to the hinterlands.

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“You have been carefully selected to carry this task. To whom much is given, much is expected. We will allow you do your job. You need to interact with the delegates the gospel of Heineken Lokpobiri who is desirous of bringing development to this state.

“ He believes that Bayelsa is not where it is supposed to be. He believes that Bayelsa does not need a suit and tie governor, but a Jean and shirt man because this metropolis shouldn’t be like this. There must be light, water in Bayelsa. The hunger is killing, he will empower you.

“Nobody has worked under him and has cried. If you work, you will reap. He will run a government of serious minded people. This is the only functional secretariat in this Bayelsa. That’s because we have a vision and direction and haven’t come here to play”.

Also,  a nuclear scientist and former boss of the Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), Dr. Franklin Osaisai, opened his campaign office along Isaac Boron way, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Osaisai, an aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) boasted that he remained the most qualified to seek the PDP’s ticket.

The aspirant, who brought two clergy men to dedicate the campaign office to God, said he would deploy  his exposure and his knowledge ti develop Bayelsa.

He described the times as difficult, but noted that he had the solution to the problems of the state if given the ticket.

He said: “There is vacancy in Creek Haven because Governor Seriake Dickson is leaving office in February. It is quite clear that it is only one who is fully prepared that can effectively take over. And I am ready to move into creek haven”.

He said he had obtained the nomination form in Abuja adding that he was fully ready for the primary election.

He said: “We are prepared to provide service and leadership. You can’t move around after seven O’ clock. We need to reduce the poverty level. The devil operates in darkness. The state capital is in darkness. We will give light to Bayelsa.

“ Our communities don’t have hospitals. Every child born should be able live a reasonable life. I am a village man, we will ensure that the hospitals in all the communities are equipped to tackle these diseases that kill our people”.

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