By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The National President of Ijaw People’s Development Initiative (IPDI), Comrade Ozobo Austin has congratulated the newly swon in Governor of Bayelsa State, His Excellency Douye Diri, over the outcome of the tribunal verdict. and urged him to make peace with aggrieved Bayelsans.
Ozobo Austin stated this in a statement forwarded to AUTHENTIC News Daily in Warri on Saturday February 15, 2020. Congratulating Governor Douye Diri on his victory at the election tribunal.
He said “Ijaw people must enshew bitterness and sheaths sword despite what has happened. We are aware that the recent supreme Court judgement between APC and PDP has caused some cracks and acrimony amongst our people but despite the misunderstanding it has created, please let’s seek the face of God for direction and see reason to be our brother’s keepers.
“Bayelsa is the only state we have, it is our only home, we can’t destroy it because of what has happened. Equally, we should guide against given room to outsiders to come in and destroy our state. No amount of ambition or aspiration ‘worths the blood of any Bayelsans, a fact we should know’.
“It is true that what has happened is shocking but I’m pleading with every aggrieve person to sheaths sword and see the need to move ahead”
“I advice the newly swon in Governor of Bayelsa State Sen, Douye Diri to see his victory beyond PDP affairs. He should be a unifying factor and a rally point.
“I urged him to extend hands of fellowship to every party in the state and avoid sentiments at every level of Bayelsa politics.
“I urge him to see the development of Bayelsa above every personal agenda, in unity we stand and divided we fall” he further said.