A Special Adviser to the Bayelsa State Governor and the Secretary of the State Petroleum Monitoring Task Force, Hon. Waikumo Amakoromo has resigned from the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over allege manipulation of the last Ad-Hoc delegate elections held in Yenagoa, the State capital.

Amakoromo, according to his supporters, was an aspirant of the State House of Assembly under the platform of the PDP for the Yenagoa constituency 2 seat.

Hon. Amakoromo, in his letter of resignation submitted to the party at Yenagoa Ward 9 headquarters in Polaku, frowned at what he described as injustice meted against him by the party exhibited in the last conduct of the ad-hoc delegates polls in Yenagoa Constituency Two.

It was however silent on whether he resigned his appointment on the State Petroleum Monitoring Task Force.

Amakoromo, however, thanked members of his constituent for the overwhelming support shown him from the inception of the PDP in the state in the past 24 years and the call on him to represent them in the state House of Assembly.


He said, as a strong pillar of the Prosperity Administration under the Leadership of Governor Douye Diri, admonished his followers to continually work in line with the present administration’s manifesto as he would remain a loyal follower of Governor’ Diri ​ administration irrespective of his Political ideology.

He concluded that after wide consultation with his teeming followers he is willing to adhere to further decision made by the masses without jettisoning their aspiration for a better and quality representation in the State House of Assembly.

NAIJA LIVE TV gathered that Hon. Waikumo Amakoromo is considering picking up the ticket to contest the State House of Assembly election on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).

NAIJA LIVE TV further gathered that over a thousand card carrying members of the PDP, made up of Youths, women and men in Gbarain/ Ekpetiama, Yenagoa constituency 2, has last month took to the streets to explain reasons behind their demand for the​ now former Secretary of the State Task Force on Petroleum Monitoring, Hon. Waikumo Amakoromo to join the race for the State Assembly elections.

According to the​ representative of the five wards in constituency 2 of Yenagoa Local Government Council area from ward 7-11, the decision to call on Hon. Waikumo Amakoromo to join the race is due to his contributions and status as a worthy party man who will win elections for the PDP to support the Gov. Douye Diri led prosperity administration.

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