The Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon has urged his rivals to join him in forming an all-inclusive government when he assumes office.
David Lyon was declared winner of the November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Reacting to the victory, the governor-elect stated that it was orchestrated towards delivering people of the state from internal colonialism.
He said: “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,” he said.
“There is no victor no vanquished 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 into the mainstream politics to attract rapid development into our state.”