Rumble in the Jungle: Bayelsa West Senatorial Tussle Get Messy

Lawmaker Exposes Senator Dickson’s Criminal Past of How He Was Arrested, Detained at as Prime Suspect of N3500 in Gambling Joint in 1989

– Hon. Ayakpo To Reveal Dicksons Warehouse of Stashed Loot and Other Assets in Texas, USA

– Drags Dickson Over Fake Credentials; Calls Constituents to Reject Dickson as an Ekeremor People Are No Slaves To Dickson

– High Court Destruction Video Resurfaces as Dickson claims to be Ijaw Leader of Low Repute

Facts have emerged on how the Senator representing Bayelsa West District, Henry Seriake Dickson, was arrested and detained at the Borokiri Police Station sometime in 1989 over his involvement in the theft of N3,500 at the famous Wizzy Wazz Gamble Spot in Port Harcourt.

This much was disclosed to newsmen in a press release by the Deputy Minority Leader of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Wilson Ayakpo Dauyegha (WAD), who doubles as frontline contender for the forthcoming Bayelsa West Senatorial District Election.

It was reported that Dickson was then a police officer attached as security aide to Wizzy Wazz, a socialite and owner of the gambling joint, when the money got missing under Dickson’s watch as he was the security on duty.

Dickson was whisked away as the prime suspect, he was detained and interrogated for weeks at the Borokiri Police Station before he has released on bail by the late Chief Pere Ajuwa of blessed memory.

It was gathered that the incriminating incident led to Dickson’s resignation from the Nigeria Police Force to follow a career path in law at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology as he could not stand the shame of being adduced as a criminal police officer.

Meanwhile, a viral video of Senator Dickson destroying a high court in session in Yenagoa, while he served as Governor has resurfaced.

Dickson was seen in the video threatening the presiding judge to close shop as he is not going to rule on the case on the illegitimacy of the PDP Senatorial Primary for the Bayelsa West District in 2015, which was alleged to have been rigged by Dickson in favour of his preferred candidate.

Everyone had scampered for safety as Dickson stormed the high court along Captain Amangala Road in Yenagoa, with armed thugs who beat up the presiding judge and other lawyers in court to stupour for daring to attend to a case against him and his party, the PDP.

Hon. Ayakpo questions what moral right does Dickson have to drag him to court over frivolities when it was this same Dickson that destroyed a court in session with his thugs while as sitting governor?

It will be recalled that the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) had issued a press statement condemning Dickson’s assault on the court and judge and it had promised to revisit the matter when Dickson’s immunity as a sitting governor elapsed in 2020.

In similar vein, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Hon. Wilson Ayakpo Dauyegha, (WAD), has challenged Dickson who is now the incumbent Senator of the district to produce his certificates and display them for public scrutiny.

WAD opined that Dickson’s certificates are fraught with irregularities and that was why he is using the courts as a smokescreen to intimidate opponents to cover his own inadequacies.

The APC Senatorial hopeful declared that he is ever ready to show case his credentials to the public and called on Dickson to tender his own credentials as well as he is ready to pay an impartial third party to attest to the authenticity of his certificates while calling on Dickson to do same and accept the public challenge as a matter of principle and integrity.

Hon Ayakpo maintained that Dickson is inelectable due to his criminal past as an ex-convict over the theft of N3500 at the Wizzy Wazz Gamble Joint in Point Harcourt in 1989 while still serving in the Nigeria police.

WAD opined that coupled with Dickson’s dubious character, fraudulent acquisition of wealth and financial malfeasance within his eight years as Governor of Bayelsa State, the people of the district shall reject him at the polls.

According to WAD: “If Dickson is not careful, I shall expose him. Let Dickson tell Bayelsans how he acquired the assets in custody of a lady in Texas and his foreign accounts and cash stashed in a warehouse.

“When the chips are down, I shall expose Dickson more on where he has stashed his loot that he is running from pillar to post now seeking where to launder his billions with the new naira redesign policy 9f the CBN. Dickson bis doomed”

“Ekeremor people are not Dickson’s slaves that he can use his money to hoodwink and curry votes just because he thinks we are fools that can’t stand his stolen wealth?

“This type around Ekeremor people have resolved to withstand Dickson and his stolen wealth which is our monies. How can a man who doesn’t obey court orders,. Ann who use thugs to beat up a presiding judge and scatter the courts now wants his people to re elect him as Senator? God forbid! That won’t happen! We are wiser now.” WAD reiterated.

WAD berates Dickson for tagging himself as leader of the Ijaw nation when the likes of Pa E.K. Clark are still alive and active while describing him
as greedy and power drunk and one who does not have regard for existing zoning agreement for Ekeremor to produce the next Senator as Sagbama has had her fair share of two consecutive terms.

Meanwhile, the video evidence has emerged where Dickson was seen telling the people of Sagbama that he shall succeed Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo at the red Chambers after plotting to jettison the zoning agreement with political leaders of the district.

You will recall that both LGAs have agreed to rotate the senate slot between Sagbama and Ekeremor every two terms of eight years.

Senator Brambaifa of Sagbama, and Senator Heineken Lokpobiri of Ekeremor both had consecutive two terms of eight years.

Now Senator Dickson has completed the tenure for Sagbama for another two terms of eight years and he is still bent on breaking the jinx of a third tenure in breach of the agreement between both sister LGAs thatbitbisbthe turn of Ekeremor to occupy the senate slot.

This false move by Dickson, according to WAD, shall be cut short as the people of the constituency are hell bent on rejecting Dickson at the polls come February 26th 2023.

“Dickson ia a shameless man. He cannot be trusted. He doesn’t abide by stakeholders agreement to rotate the zoning in the district. He is a fraudster and an ex convict. For these reasons the people of Sagbama and Ekeremor have resolved to reject him at the polls.”

Hon. Ayakpo stated all these in a press call to journalists in Bayelsa State.

Hon. Wilson Ayakpo Dauyegha
Deputy Minority Leader
Bayelsa State House of Assembly

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