The Governor elect of Bayelsa state, Mr. David Lyon on Monday said his victory at the polls was a divine call from God to deliver the people from the shackles of guided oppression and internal colonialism.
In a goodwill message posted on his personal Twitter handle, Lyon thanked the people of Bayelsa for supporting him and pledged to fulfill his promise of providing security, power, love and peace and development for the people of Bayelsa.
In the message signed by his Media Aide, Mr. Gift Ebiki, the incoming governor noted that his victory was for all Bayelsans, and extended his hands of fellowship Senator Douye Diri the Peoples Democratic Party candidate and all other contestants in the election to work with him to form an all-inclusive Government.
The post read in further: “The Governor elect of Bayelsa state, Chief David Lyon thanks the good people of Bayelsa for giving him overwhelming support during the last Governorship election that made him to be declared Governor-elect of Bayelsa State by the independent National Electoral Commission.
“Chief David Lyon attributed his victory to God and the understanding and resilient character of Bayelsans to understand the difference between light and darkness.
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“Chief David Lyon assured Bayelsans that his mandate is divine, that he is guided by God almighty to direct him and the incoming administration to deliver the dividends of democracy which they have been yearning for the past 8 years and promised that he will fulfill his promise of providing security, power, love and peace and development for the people of Bayelsa.
“Saying that, Bayelsa is one family, and no individual or group of persons irrespective of their political affiliations or standards can separate us from our collective destiny, Lyon said his victory is a victory for all Bayelsans, and he is extending his hands of fellowship to his brother, Senator Douye Diri and all other contestants to join hands with him to form an all-inclusive Government, adding that, there is no victor no vanquish in Politics.
“We will not segregate ourselves from each other because of Political differences. We must unite and move forward together, that is the next level agenda.
“We must integrate our state to the mainstream politics to attract rapid development into our state.”