Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has thanked the electorate for their gallantry in ensuring his re-election for another four years, insisting that the challenge of improving the material condition of Bayelsans remains more urgent.
He said there would be no celebration because of the number of lives that have been lost.
The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Sunday night in Yenagoa, however said he would do everything possible to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
He promised to work tirelessly to justify the mandate given to him “as we tried to do in the first four years to almost universal acknowledgement and approbation.”
While extending a hand of fellowship his political opponents, Dickson said since election has been won and lost, the needs of Bayelsans, the challenge of improving their material condition remains and is even more urgent.