The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, in Cross River state, Dr. Frankland Briyai has resigned his appointment to contest the Nov 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state.
Dr. Briyai made this know on Thursday while briefing newsmen at the INEC Headquarters in Calabar, the Cross River state Capital. He said, “I was called upon by my people; my people believe in my ability and capacity to lead. They are impressed and also believe that I have what it takes to take Bayelsa and its people to a higher ground and next level. “They understand that i can bring back the lost glory of the state; i have to answer the clarion call by resigning today the 8th of August so that i can formerly go back to Bayelsa and register as a party member.
“I am progressive’ i believe in been pragmatic and proactive and i want to contest for the governorship position under APC in Bayelsa state. The people of Bayelsa are more interested in the integrity and character of the person. My people have grown and they are now after men with credibility, with capacity,” he said.