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I’ve Been Vindicated By Supreme Court Judgment – Dickson

Seriake Dickson, outgoing Governor of Bayelsa State, has said he has been vindicated by the Supreme Court judgment that nullified the election of David Lyon as governor-elect of Bayelsa and declared Diri winner of the November 2019 governorship.

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He said the judgment, which knocked out APC and returned gubernatorial victory to the People Democratic Party, was a clear evidence of the restoration government finishing well and strong.

He made this known on Thursday at a live media chat held in Yenagoa, saying he had confidence on Governor elect Senator Douye Diri to do his best and out-perform him in virtually all sectors adding that he had done a lot of work.

On state funds said to have been withheld by federal government, he disclosed that about 45 to 48 billion naira due to the state was still being withheld by the federal government.

He, however, assured that the consultants, in collaboration with federal authorities, were working round the clock to ensure its release soon.

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On why he delayed the commissioning of so many projects to the last days of his administration, he said he had made it clear that he would be working till the very last day.

He said he was not afraid of intimidation from anyone and hoped to finish well and strong, adding that the judgment of the Supreme Court was a clear vindication of finishing well and strong.

 

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