Jonathan is used to legitimising Fraud by APC – Gov. Dickson.
Bayelsa’s outgoing Governor, Sir Seriake Dickson, said All Progressive Congressional (APC) leaders are using the image of former President Goodluck Jonathan to legitimise the alleged electoral fraud that the party committed during the newly elected government. -completed in the state.
Gov. Dickson, who stated this during a press conference in Yenagoa on Tuesday, said the move was a strategy designed by APC leaders to justify the irregularities and the takeover of Bayelsa “by force.”
Some All Progressive Congressional (APC) leaders, including Governor-elect David Lyon; Governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru; Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu; and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipreye Sylva visited Jonathan after the All Progressive Congressional (APC) defeated the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)in the Bayelsa government elections.
But Dickson said APC leaders were aware that Jonathan did not contribute to manipulating the electoral process to gain an advantage over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Governor said, he had “implicit confidence” in the judiciary to deliver justice on the pre-election related cases filed before it, called on the people to show restraint and not resort to violence after the just concluded election in the Bayelsa State of Nigeria.