The Bayelsa State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party has said that the opposition All Progressives Congress in the state is a band of cultists, mischief makers and unscrupulous criminal elements masquerading under the platform of the APC, who do not mean well for the state.
The Governor of Bayelsa State, His Excellency, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has felicitated with the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, the governments and peoples of the South-East for the successful hosting of the South East Summit on Restructuring of Nigeria, which was held in Awka, Anambra State, on Monday, May 21, 2018.
The Bayelsa State Government has condemned in strong terms the attempt by cultists and hoodlums to disarm security agents deployed to keep the peace in Amassoma, the host community of the Niger Delta University on Tuesday.
Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, has said that, retired military personnel still have a lot to contribute to national development, given their abundant knowledge and experience.
Responding, Mr. Samson Siasia, lauded the initiative of the state government, in using the tournament as a platform to identity and groom young ones at the grassroots level, stressing that, the gesture would go a long way in fishing out talented Bayelsans to play for national and foreign football clubs.