Bayelsa: Dickson’s defeat, a lesson to others – Nkire



The Chief Advisor, Sam Nkire Political Advisory, Chief Sam Nkire has says the  defeat of the People’s Democratic PDP and Governor Seriake ’s candidate should serve as a bad lesson to would-be despots Nigeria. 

Speaking after the announcement of the election result Bayelsa State, Chief Nkire said Seriake behaved  the same way pompous despots kiss the ground, their final hours of humiliation. 

Newsdiary online reports that had on several occasions decried being called a despot or tyrant.He said he was a tried and tested  democrat.

According to Nkire, part of the reasons why the PDP lost Bayelsa State was that “Governor Dickson did not believe zoning, fairness or democracy and therefore, single-handedly chose a wrong candidate for his ”.

He was also of the opinion that another reason why the people of Bayelsa State may have rejected Senator Douye was that Governor Dickson, due to greed, wanted to replace Senator at the Senate, a dream now ‘put on hold’.

The erstwhile National Chairman of the People’s Alliance PPA,  seized the opportunity of the shocking Bayelsa experience as well as other recent experiences in other , where despotic governors and political godfathers have bitten their fingers, to advise politicians to be humble and show gratitude to God and their people opportunities to serve, in the first place.