Trouble for Dickson ahead of election as Oshiomhole brings corruption fight to Bayelsa over N100bn airport project

Trouble for Dickson ahead of election as Oshiomhole brings corruption fight to Bayelsa over N100bn airport project

– National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, asks Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa to account for N100 billion airport project fund

– Oshiomhole claims the contract is the most expensive in the world while the project is endless

– The national chairman asks Bayelsa state government to stop accusing the federal government of refusing to grant operational licence for the airport

As campaigns heat up in Bayelsa ahead of the election on November 16, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, is asking questions concerning the N100 billion airport project by Governor Seriake Dickson.

The amount is said to have been approved and spent on the construction of the runway for the state’s airport.

According to Oshiomhole, who spoke in Abuja when he hosted Heineken Lokpobiri, an aspirant of the party, the project in Bayelsa remains the most expensive in the entire world.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting between Oshiomhole and Lokpobiri was held to pacify the latter who had taken the APC to court over the outcome of the party’s primary election.

Oshiomhole was quoted as calling the runway construction ‘an endless project’.

The national chairman asked the Dickson administration to henceforth stop accusing the federal government of refusing to grant license for the full operation of the airport.

“You know the fact that Bayelsa airport has been flooded. Is it President Muhammadu Buhari that flooded the airport?” He queried.

Legit.ng earlier reported an intriguing political development in Bayelsa following an unexpected visit by the candidate of the APC, David Lyon, to Madam Ayi, mother of former president, Goodluck Jonathan.

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Ayi ended up praying for Lyon to become victorious in the election scheduled for November 16.

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It was learnt that Lyon paid the former president’s mother an unscheduled visit while leading his campaign train to Otuoke area of the state.

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