The Peoples Democratic Party Bayelsa state chapter has urged aspirants of the party’s ticket in the forthcoming governorship primaries to exhibit a high level of maturity in accordance with the tradition of the party.
Accordingly, the party called on all aspirants that have collected its expression of interest and nomination forms for the governorship primaries to give good representation of the party’s demcroatic antecedents by conducting themselves as true democrats who uphold the tenets of democracy especially internal mechanism for fair, free and credible conduct of the primaries.
In a statement over the weekend, the state party chairman, Moses Cleopas, advised the aspirants to play by the rules and demonstrate a high level of civility in the activities leading to the forthcoming primaries in the state.
Cleopas was delighted with the number of aspirants that have indicated interest to vie for the governorship seat on the platform of the party.
He added that the number of quality aspirants in the race for the governorship ticket was clearly reflective of the good leadership provided by Governor Seriake Dickson for the PDP over the years.
He said that it was the expectation of the party that those who have approached the party for the interest form for the governorship in accordance with the party’s constitution and its guidelines would be guided by the rules as the selection process could only produce a candidate out of the many.
The chairman said the party has sustained its image as one solid, united and cohesive party which attracts serious-minded governorship aspirants.