BAYELSA POLL: Tension In Bayelsa As Patience Jonathan Plans To Hijack APC, PDP

Published 3 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
at 08:58 PM, 5/08/2015 (3 years ago)

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Plans by former First Lady and wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience Jonathan, to hijack the All Progressive Congress in Bayelsa State to foist a candidate of her choice in the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa State has been uncovered.

A group simply known as the ‘Forum For Political Freedom in Bayelsa State’ (FOPOF) accused the former First Lady of using illegally acquired wealth to heavily fund and create a power bloc in the APC in Bayelsa State, using members of the defunct Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) whom she equally used to undermine the leadership of the PDP in the State in the period leading up to the last presidential election which the husband lost.

According to the Director General of FOPOF, Elder Adenzi Kakarite, the majority of those defecting from the PDP to the APC are not only her close associates, but vocal members of the defunct TAN in Bayelsa State, whom she wants to use to impose a candidate of her choice to run on the platform of the party in the upcoming elections.

Elder Kakarite pointed out that the former First Lady, who had promised to remain in Okrika, has now made Otuoke her political sanctuary, where she holds daily meetings and raises funds, with a view to ensuring that the defectors hijack the machinery of the APC.

The FOPOF statement further alleged that Mrs Jonathan was also funding and working with the PDP Unity Forum, made up of PDP members who were accused of anti party activities during the last State House of Assembly polls in the state, and were either expelled or suspended from the party.

FOPOF explains that most of this group of PDP members, who were readmitted into the party after the peace and reconciliation efforts of the National and State offices of the party, are being funded by the former first lady to carry out campaigns of calumny and spreading deliberate falsehood to discredit Governor Seriake Dickson.

FOPOF also warned Bayelsans to be mindful of the dirty and anti progressive antics of this group of persons, who are going about propagating falsehoods, using some vulnerable Bayelsans to state that the PDP would lose the Bayelsa governorship if it fields incumbent governor Henry Seriake Dickson in the upcoming election.

The statement read in part:
“The former First Lady is very greedy and selfish by wanting to sponsor the candidates of both the PDP and the APC, so that she can continue to milk the state dry.

“Bayelsans must rise up and resist this woman, who clearly does not mean well for Bayelsa state, because she was partly the reason for the husband’s defeat in the last presidential election; and since she couldn’t succeed at the national level, she wants to come and force a governor of her choice down our throats. No, we must resist it.”

The statement disclosed that Mrs Jonathan was meddling in Bayelsa politics, because she has fallen out of favour with her kinsmen in Okrika, Rivers state.

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kolubode at 09:09 PM, 5/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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HahAhhhahAba !!!
beneno at 09:26 PM, 5/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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sweetypweety at 10:26 PM, 5/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Dis  Grammar queen just want to be a political god- mother by fire by force
dareper at 11:34 PM, 5/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Make una let this woman be naa
elixabethAA at 01:23 AM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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DAREPA...e be like say PDP don pay you to campaign for Madam Umblerra...u dey enjoy the state wey naija dey since all these years?...
babafero at 02:03 AM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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This people just dey find this woman trouble
dennis_005 at 03:28 AM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Madam do or die , you no dey shame? Hahaha you better go and cool your big head in your husband house, Oskolo woman.
winace at 06:34 AM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Dat one na una state wahala. Make una allow madam Pepe to control una politic then u all are heading for doom. Make dis woman respect herself
PoliticxGuru at 09:19 AM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Nicksam at 10:33 AM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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jossy4reall at 10:46 AM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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na her own cup of tea

50scent at 12:09 PM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Can someone explain to me what happened

ngfineface at 01:19 PM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Onitsha. Haahahahahahha. Let her bring our monies out and sponsor naa. We will still repeat what we did to her during campaign.
shaddybaby at 01:34 PM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Mama peace, respect urself o.
shaddybaby at 01:35 PM, 6/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Mama peace, respect urself o.


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