A member of the National Peace Committee (NPC), Archbishop Mathew Hassan Kukah alongside Governor Seriake Dickson, King Diete Spiff and other stakeholders have called on political parties to maintain peace during Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Speaking at the Peace Accord signing event organised by the National Peace Committee (NPC) in partnership with The Kukah Centre and the Niger Delta Dialogue (NDD) at the DSP Alamieyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall in Yenagoa, the Bishop urged Nigerians, especially the people of Bayelsa, to imbibe the political culture of tolerance and peace while exercising their franchise, insisting that only the living could enjoy the dividends of democracy.
The peace accord was read out by the Deputy D
irector of The Kukah Centre, Mr. Duke Anoemuah just before numerous party gubernatorial candidates and state party chairpersons came forward to sign the peace accord. Governor Seriake Dickson also mentioned in his closing speech the importance of justice even in the mist of peace and tolerance.