The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given automatic ticket to Ex-Governor Seriake Dickson for the Bayelsa West Senatorial District by- election.
The PDP stakeholders and top political players from Bayelsa West decided not to pick the party’s nomination form out of respect for Dickson.
The State Chairman of the Party, Chief Solomon Agwanana, said the people of the Senatorial District are unanimous in the position that Chief Dickson has the capacity, the pedigree and indeed the tested voice to provide the seriously needed effective representation at the Senate.
Agwanana added that the people have implicit confidence in the capacity of the former Governor to exploit his vast experience and potentials in the interest of the Senatorial District, the State and the entire Ijaw Nation.
While Bayelsa Central has five aspirants jostling for the PDP ticket, the West has only Dickson whose ticket was procured for him by a coalition of stakeholders.
He stressed that Chief Dickson has a track record in the National Assembly as a former member of the House of Representatives aside from his sterling performance as the first ever two-term Governor òf Bayelsa State.