Franks Appeals For Cooperation In Bayelsa State
Political activist and former spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has expressed confidence in the ability of former Senate President Bukola Saraki to achieve success in Bayelsa State.
Frank said he believes the former Kwara State Governor will be able to bring all Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders in the state on the same page ahead of the scheduled governorship election in the state.
It will be recalled that the PDP had appointed Saraki to lead reconciliation efforts in the state after some party loyalists became aggrieved as a result of the outcome of the state governorship primary election.
Frank in his submission, also appealed to all stakeholders to give peace a chance and put party interest above personal interests so that Bayelsa will remain a PDP-controlled state.
He further particularly appealed to Governor Seriaki Dickson to show commitment to an amicable resolution of any lingering grievances.
“As a stakeholder in the state, I appeal to Governor Seriaki Dickson to work with the Saraki-led reconciliation committee and meet all the conditions that might have been recommended to bring about the necessary peace to stop the ongoing defection within the PDP.
“I still believe that victory is possible for the PDP in the coming governorship election if the governor and all other stakeholders will make sacrifices and give each other a sense of belonging.
“I also appeal to all the aggrieved parties to give Saraki a chance to amicably resolve their grievances because the former Senate President is known for always delivering on any assignment given to him by his party (PDP).
“The party members and Bayelsans should not forget the sacrifices and efforts of the likes of former President Goodluck Jonathan by ensuring their full support for the candidate of the PDP who is a traditional party in Bayelsa.”
He, however, appealed to all the governors, National Assembly members and other national leaders to mobilise support for the party in Bayelsa to avoid a defeat.