APC calls for calm in Bayelsa as INEC delists guber candidate


The Bayelsa Gubernatorial Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on all its supporters to remain calm despite the current political storms.

Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission has delisted its Guber candidate from the final list of candidates for the November 11th elections in the state.

Meanwhile, Mr Perry Tukuwei, the Director of Media and Publicity of the Council, had on Wednesday issued a statement to all members of the party.

In his words:

“The Bayelsa APC Gubernatorial Campaign hereby urges our dear people of Bayelsa not to be deterred with recent happenings in the polity as we match towards the victory post at the Nov. 11 Governorship Election.

“We are clearly miles ahead with a well thought out Renewed Hope for Bayelsa agenda as well as resounding successes recorded in campaign activities across communities culminating in the decision by people of the state.

“To look the way of Chief Timipre Sylva and Joshua Maciver as the next Governor and Deputy Governor respectively.

“Our dear people of Bayelsa, do not fear. Do not be discouraged. We are on course with no distractions,” he said.

Perry also revealed that the legal wing of the campaign were handling the matter

“Our lawyers are very well on top of the situation as we expect victory at the Court of Appeal. We will win.”

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Wednesday released an updated list of candidates, omitting Sylva’s name on the grounds of Court Orders.

However, The APC had filed an appeal, applying for stay of execution pending the hearing and judgment of the case in the appellate court.


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