Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he would have moved his mom out of Bayelsa State if Governor Duoye Diri had misplaced the governorship election held final weekend.
Jonathan who paid a congratulatory go to to Diri in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, on Friday, November 17, mentioned insecurity would have been worse if Diri had misplaced.
“We don’t need to go into pointless disaster within the state. Outcomes have been declared and we imagine the election was carried out. We imagine the governor gained the election and we plead that individuals ought to settle for it and work with the governor. Let all of us help him in order that the state will transfer forward.
“There ought to be nothing that may push the state backwards. We must always take into consideration the event of the state ranging from the problem of peace and safety within the state which inside this final interval, three years plus, there are vital enhancements when it comes to cultism and kidnapping and so forth and so forth.
“I used to be saying earlier than this election that if Diri loses this election, I might have relocated my mom to Abuja. My cousin was kidnapped two occasions on a type of events, certainly one of my cousins, Solo, was killed as a result of they threw him into the river and he didn’t know swim.
“So, we’ve handed by means of hell on this state and we’ve seen a bit of gentle on the finish of the tunnel. So, folks ought to relax, and permit Diri to give attention to governance in order that he’ll be capable to propel this state ahead so that we are going to profit as residents of the state.”