Why we lost Bayelsa, Kogi elections, by Dickson

The outgoing governor of Bayelsa  State, Seriake Dickon, has described the  recent  elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa states as a “political coup d’etat.”

Dickson expressed displeasure  over the outcome of the  elections in both states when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, at the Government House.

He said: “My views and that of observers and all those who have had the opportunity to comment on what happened, not just in Bayelsa, but also in Kogi are all there and they  all unanimously said  that what took place was not an election or so-called.”

He added: “In fact, we are now experiencing a new concept of civilian coup d’etat and I will credit that to the former President Goodluck Jonathan for  he was right. That’s the sort of thing that took place in Bayelsa and Kogi.”


Dickson  lauded the Court of Appeal for its judgement, which upheld the victory of Bala Mohammed as governor.

He congratulated the governor, urging…

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