THE Bayelsa State Senatorial District Candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Douye Diri has raised worries that the grave of Late Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha would not be happy if the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar fails at the 2019 general polls.
Hon. Diri stated this when his campaign team visited Amassoma Community, the country home of Late Alamieyeseigha, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
He further explained that Atiku has been a bosom friend and that Alamieyeseigha has been at the forefront of those that wanted Atiku to be President, therefore PDP’s victory should be the priority of every Bayelsan.
He said: “Amassoma is my second home and so my visit is like a homecoming. From the days of. Alamieyeseigha down to today, Amassoma has never voted otherwise and therefore Amassoma is PDP’s haven.
” Our visit here today also symbolizes the renewal of PDP’s ties with Amassoma community. This is because the soul of Late Alamieyeseigha will not rest in peace if PDP fails.
“Atiku has been a bosom friend of Alamieyeseigha who has always been one of those who wanted him (Atiku) to be President.
“Today Alamieyeseigha is no more but his grave would be happy to very happy to see Atiku become the President of Nigeria. His grave would also be happy to see those of us from PDP contesting the 2019 General Election to emerge victorious at the polls.”