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Bayelsa: Governor Diri Rejects Alaibe Congratulatory Message

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Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has condemned the congratulatory message forwarded to him by Ndutimi Alaibe over his victory at the Supreme Court last week Tuesday.

The Peoples Democratic Party Governor stated that Alaibe, who was a governorship aspirant under the party went too far in his big to unseat him as the governor of Bayelsa State.

The Governor in a statement released through his acting spokesperson, Daniel Alabrah, noted that he rejected the congratulatory messaged forwarded to him, he stated this while addressing the State Working Committee of the PDP, which paid him a solidarity visit in Government House, Yenagoa, on Monday.

The statement quoted Diri as describing Alaibe’s statement issued by his personal assistant, Enize Ogio, as “insulting and totally unacceptable.”

Diri, who demanded a new message from Alaibe, noted that in line with the Supreme Court judgement, nobody was bigger than the party, including himself.

The governor was quoted as saying, “I hereby reject that insulting message from one Enize Ogio. I hereby reject it in totality, and the PDP rejects it too. If they accept our olive branch, they should issue a new statement to let the PDP and the government of Bayelsa know that they are still members of our party.”

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