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Struggle Over Bayelsa PDP ticket

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has said that the ‘Restoration’ camp will sponsor a consensus governorship candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary. Do other aspirants have a chance at the shadow poll? Senior Correspondent Mike Odiegwu examines the preparations for the primary. On September 3, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold its primary to choose the governorship candidate for the November 16 poll in Bayelsa State. No fewer than 20 aspirants are battling for the ticket. Obviously, the race has become a straight battle between the Restoration Caucus of the PDP, led by  Governor Seriake Dickson, and the non- restoration aspirants. Members of the restoration caucus are the governor’s aides. They are the 20 PDP lawmakers