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Bayelsa Poll: Obaseki Congratulates Diri On ‘His Well Deserved Re-election

The Oasis Reporters

November 14, 2023






Chief Dan Orbih; Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Sen. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo; Bayelsa First lady, Mrs. Gloria Diri; Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State; his counterpart in Edo, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his wife, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki; Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; and his wife, Mrs. Maryann Shaibu, during the cutting of Obaseki’s victory cake, at Government House, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. File photo.


The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, on his re-election and victory in Saturday’s Governorship election in the State.

In a statement, Obaseki said the victory was well-deserved on account of his outstanding performance in the last four years, noting that the people’s power, as expressed during the poll, remained the most potent force in any democracy.


According to him, “I heartily congratulate my brother and friend, Senator Douye Diri on his reelection as the Governor of Bayelsa State.


“Your well-deserved victory is a testament to your excellent performance in office in the last four years. It is a win for democracy, the people of Bayelsa State, and our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and also validates that truly, power belongs to the people.”


“On behalf of the government and good people of Edo State, I heartily felicitate with you and pray that your second term in office brings more progress, unity, and prosperity to the good people of Bayelsa State and Nigeria.”


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