A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Engema Jumbo, has expressed confidence that the party’s governorship candidate, Douye Diri, will emerge victorious at the November 11 poll.
The former House of Assembly aspirant from Ekeremor local government area opined that Diri will record an overwhelming victory in the November 11, Bayelsa State governorship election.
Speaking yesterday on the chances of Diri’s victory, the party chieftain who is also the Director, Centre for Youth Development maintained that Diri’s infrastructural revolution across the homogenous Ijaw state is a demonstration of his commitment to put Bayelsa on the path of rapid development.
The PDP leader listed some of the key projects executed by the government including the completion of the Sagbama/Ekeremor phase one road project in Bayelsa West Senatorial District; the Yenagoa/Oporoma Road that has reached the Angiama community; the execution of the shoreline protection project at Ekeremor Water Front and the 10- kilometre Glory Land Drive Road and other capital intensive projects.
Commenting on the chances of the PDP to secure victory in the election, Jumbo said Governor Diri will garner over 90 per cent of votes of the Bayelsa electorates across the eight local government areas of the State.
He also said that Bayelsa State had always been home to the PDP since 1999, adding that the party is determined to win the off-cycle elections both in Imo and Kogi states.
The seasoned politician assured that he will lead other party faithful to deliver a bloc vote for Governor Douye Diri in Ward 8 in Ekeremor Constituency 2 and other communities in the council.
He also appreciated Governor Diri for the approval and execution of link roads including the newly inaugurated pavilion in the heart of Ekeremor town to boost social and economic activities.