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PDP TICKET: DICKSON, ALAIBE DRAW BATTLE LINE

PDP TICKET: DICKSON, ALAIBE DRAW BATTLE LINE

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The Nation - cold war between the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson and a former Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 16 election deepened on Wednesday. Dickson in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media Relations, Fidelis Soriwei, accused the former NDDC boss of circulating video and audio messages to blackmail him. The governor called on well-meaning Nigerians to disregard what he described as a sinister blackmail orchestrated by Alaibe. The statement insisted that Alaibe was circulating a cynically manipulated version of addresses he delivered during political meetings and other fora with the intent to blackmail him for some political benefits. He said ...