The governor was quoted as saying, “the party’s leadership would contact other aspirants to restore them back to the family.”
Some aspirants, who met with the governor, are Deputy Governor Rear Admiral John Jonah (rtd); Keniebi Okoko, chief of staff in the Government House Talford Ongolo.
Dickson praised the 21 contestants for their maturity and sportsmanship reappointed Ongolo, who resigned to contest the primaries.
The governor advised the political class, “to be tolerant and show maturity ahead of the November 16 election.”
He called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other relevant agencies to conduct a credible poll.