Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has called a crucial meeting of the Bayelsa People’s Democratic Party Elders Council for Tuesday, August 6, 2019. The meeting comprising of eminent members of the party including former President Goodluck Jonathan was inaugurated recently by Dickson to function as the Board of Trustees at the national level to ensure the continued cohesion of the party at critical junctures.
The Chairman of the Council, Air Vice Marshal Larry Koinyan, in a statement on Saturday, said that the meeting is scheduled to hold by noon at the Governor’s conference room, Government House, Yenagoa.
According to Koinyan, the meeting would be attended by former President Goodluck Jonathan and the state Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson. Koinyan called on all the statutory members who were inaugurated in consonance with constitutional provisions to attend the meeting. He added that the meeting which is the first after the council inauguration would hold with the entire PDP State Executive Council led by the Chairman, Chief Moses Cleopas, in attendance. Koinyan said that very important matters would be discussed at the meeting ahead of the September 3, 2019 party primaries in the state. Though the full agenda was not made public findings indicated that the meeting would dwell extensively on the activities of some governorship aspirants which are threatening the unity of the party.