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Bayelsa guber: APC candidate, Lyon chooses running mate, sends message to party members, other aspirants



The  All-Progressive Congress candidate for the election of the Governor of the State of Bayelsa on November 16, 2019, Chief David Lyon appointed Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as his formula partner.

Today newspaper report that Degi-Eremienyo currently represents Bayelsa East in the Senate. He is Vice President of both the Special Duties Committee and the Gas Resources Committee in the Red Chamber.

Degi-Eremienyo studied Economics / Agricultural Extension at Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1990. He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the same university.

Today newspaper report that The deputy governor candidate served as Bayelsa state commissioner for local government affairs under Governor Goodluck Jonathan. He was Executive Director of the Federal Highway Maintenance Agency (FERMA). Senator Degi-Eremienyo is married and has children.

This was contained in a statement sent Monday to a daily message by Doifie Buokoribo, APC State Secretary of Publicity. Meanwhile, Lyon has sent sincere thanks to the party members for their overwhelming support for their candidacy during the September 4 primary elections in Yenagoa.

He said: “Please accept this as my sincere thanks for your massive support of my candidacy. I acknowledge the contributions of all APC members to the success of the exercise.

Today newspaper report that The overwhelming vote of the people is a testament to their immense confidence in my person, my experience and my abilities. I promise to put all this and much more at the service of the State of Bayelsa, if elected governor on November 16.

“Today I solemnly promise never to disappoint my party, APC and the people of the state of Bayelsa. I will not abuse this enormous trust placed in me by people. ”

Today newspaper report that Lyon also extended a helping hand to the other contestants in the primary elections, saying: “His fervent approach to the primary election campaign and the election itself to elect our governor candidate is an indication of his passion for the success of our match”. But in each election, there is a winner.

“We did not agree to accept. Now is the time to unite, work together and develop strategies to advance our party and our state. “Let’s get together in our campaign for” A better Bayelsa for all. “Let’s put Bayelsa first and let go of our personal differences.

“Our state has suffered too much at the hands of Governor Seriake Dickson to allow the current regime to continue under any power or disguise. The time to change this regime of backwardness, pain and poverty is now. “