Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP) Peace and Reconciliation Committee, Governor Seriake Dickson,
yesterday met with one of the founding fathers of the party, Alhaji
Adamu Ciroma, as part of efforts to resolve the crisis rocking the
Dickson told Alhaji Ciroma (Madaki Fika), that the visit was to
intimate him on the efforts of the committee to ensure a peaceful
resolution of the ongoing crisis in the party.
While presenting the template prepared by the committee on a peaceful
resolution of the crisis, the governor thanked Alhaji Ciroma for
finding time to receive the committee.
He added that he and members of his committee valued the fatherly
advice and words of wisdom given by the elder statesman on the way
forward for the PDP.
The Governor also thanked the politician for his sacrifice and service
to the fatherland and to the party all through the years.
He urged Alhaji Ciroma to continue to provide his fatherly advice and
counsel on party and national matters especially at this trying time.
“We must say that we value this meeting and indeed your invaluable
contributions to the growth and development of the PDP in particular
and the nation as a whole”, Dickson said.
The elder statesman and founding father of the party, thanked the
governor for the efforts and sacrifices he has made to ensure that
peace returns to PDP.
He opined that discord and disagreements are a normal occurrence in
political parties worldwide, adding that the resolution of the issues
should matter to the party for now.
He advised the governor to continue to handle the important assignment
with the goodwill and good intentions he has always displayed and
wished him success in that regard.
He assured the governor of his support and counsel in the crucial task
of reconciling the PDP, noting that a resolution of the crisis is
critical for the survival of democracy in the country.
Governor Dickson was accompanied by a former Deputy Senate President
and Vice Chairman of the Committee, Alhaji Ibrahim Mantu, former
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) Alhaji Bunu and other
members of the Committee. ELANZANEWS.M