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Bayelsa guber: You are yet to congratulate Dickson – Ben Bruce reminds Buhari

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The Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Ben Bruce has reminded President Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate Seriake Dickson for emerging victorious at the just concluded Bayelsa State governorship election polls.

Bruce, who took to his Twitter handle, @benmurraybruce to remind the President to do the needful said: “Is it that President @Mbuhari is yet to hear that Gov @iamHSDickson was reelected? I’m rather surprised at his failure to congratulate him.”

Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, polled 134,988 votes to floor his main challenger, and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Timipire Sylva, who polled 86,852 votes.

A total of 232,167 votes were cast in the election, out of which 6,647 votes were rejected as invalid.

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