Bayelsa elders urge S’ South govs to back Dickson on Restructuring

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa

The Bayelsa Elders Forum has called on the governors of the South-South geopolitical zone of the country to give sustained support to Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, in the intensified campaign for restructuring of the Nigerian Federation.

The Chairman of the Bayelsa Elders Forum, Chief Francis Doukpola, said in a statement that it was important for the South South governors to adopt a concerted approach to the campaign for restructuring being championed by the governor because the issues involved were of collective concern to the zone.

He said that it was important for the governors of the region to give the requisite support to Gov Dickson in the call for the actualisation of the general quest of Nigerians for a restructured party so that he would not be seen as a lone voice.

Doukpola urged the governors and other top political leaders from the zone to take advantage of the political period to demand implementation of the express recommendations of the…

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