Former governor of Bayelsa state and state leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has accused the former president Goodluck Jonathan of not contributing anything to the state while he was the country’s president.
According to Silva, who took over from Jonathan as governor of Bayelsa stated this while speaking at the mega rally of the APC where the current state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), retired Colonel Sam Inokoba , and former managing director of the Niger Delta Development commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe, decamped to the APC.
“The Brass LNG that was not given to us by our son will be given to us when APC takes over. Development that was not brought to us by our son will be brought to us. The East-West road that was not completed by our son will be completed, let them show me one single project our son did for Bayelsa. Show me one single road or show me half road he did. He is I will do, I will do. If you cannot show me, why should you continue to support the PDP? ” he queried.
“The governor is promising security, I say that is good enough but let them go and guarantee security in the creeks first. You cannot gurantee us security because we are secured and Bayelsa people love the APC. The time for the prosperity of the people has come. The time of poverty is gone. In Abuja, the PDP party have been decapitated, so the PDP is already dead and we will burry PDP in Bayelsa state” Silva added.
Meanwhile, No fewer than 1150 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Baylesa State, including the current state chairman of the party, retired Colonel Sam Inokoba , and former managing director of the Niger Delta Developemt commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe, today, August 15 decamped to the All Progressive Congress (APC) in a bid to wrestle power form the PDP at the gubernatorial election in December 5.
The deflection which was tagged APC Mega Rally saw the national chairman of the APC, John Oyegun, his deputy, Segun Oni, and a former governor of the state and State leader of the APC, Timipre Silva, welcoming the decampee into their party at the Samson Siasia sport complex, Yenagoa.
The embattled Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has announced he will formally declare his intention to run for a second term in office as governor of the state on August 28, 2015.