Governor Diri Commends Peaceful Conduct Of PDP Federal Constituency Primaries Election.

Bayelsa state Governor, Douye Diri has described the conduct of the  Yenagoa/Kolokuma Federal Constituency primaries as peaceful, transparent and devoid of rancour.

Governor Diri stated this at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex, Yenagoa, venue of the election.

Speaking to journalists shortly after the exercise in Yenagoa, the headquarters of the Yenagoa/Kolokuma Federal Constituency, the governor congratulated Mr. Oforji Oboku, member representing Yenagoa constituency One in the State House of Assembly for emerging winner having scored the highest votes of seventy four out of the seventy nine votes cast.

A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Daniel Alabrah, quoted the governor as commending the leadership of the party for promoting democratic principles by ensuring internal democracy.

Governor Diri who lauded the delegates for conducting themselves peacefully, equally applauded efforts of members of the National Working Committee for working relentlessly to entrench democratic ideals and taking the party to greater heights.

In a remark, Chairman of the PDP House of Representatives Primaries Committee for Bayelsa state, Senator Chukwuka Utasi, expressed satisfaction with the way and manner the primaries were conducted in the state.

In an acceptance speech, Mr Oforji Oboku expressed gratitude to the delegates for electing him and described the outcome of the primaries as no winner, no vanquished.

He said having been elected as the standard bearer of the PDP, he would collaborate with members to work for the interest of the party, adding that PDP would win all the 24 state Assembly seats as well as the House of Representatives and senatorial seats.

Other contestants were, Diekivie Okolovie Obhuo who scored five votes, Mr Romanus Lott with zero vote, while Mr Gentle Emelah was absent.