Bayelsa State Government is to sign a Global Memorandum of Understanding with Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC) on the Gbarain/Ubie Gas plant, a multi-million dollar project, which is the largest investment in Africa.
The Bayelsa State Government says its attention has been drawn to an online publication by the Honourable Member representing Ogbia Constituency 3 in the State House of Assembly, Hon. Gabriel Ogbara that he has been deprived the privilege of developing his constituency due to the refusal of the government to release constituency project funds to him.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson (right) welcomes the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (2ndright) during a visit to Government House, Yenagoa, while the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (left) and Sen. Ben Bruce (left) look on
Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson has described the 13% derivation principle as a mockery of the yearnings and aspirations of the people of the Niger Delta. He said the 13 percent derivation is not enough to develop the Niger Delta Region.