The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently unite Nigeria, because according to him, the country is currently too divided and left to drift for too long.
Special Adviser on Public Affairs to the Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, has said a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chief Perekeme Kpodo, misfired and was engaging in political skullduggery over his claim on the London/Paris Club refund payment.
Governor Dickson, in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Francis Ottah Agbo, stated this at the commissioning of refuse bins constructed and donated by the 2016/2017 NYSC members in the state.
Represented by the Chief of Staff, Government House, Rt. Hon. Talford Ongolo, Governor Dickson commended the donors, who are Batch B Corps members serving in the state under the aegis of ECOVANGUARD Community Development Service for their efforts in complementing government's efforts at promoting cleanliness and public health.
The Governor, will use the programme to throw more light on the proposed reforms in the public service of the State and other contemporary issues in the polity.
The live media chat is scheduled as follows:
Date: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017
Time: 2 O’clock in the afternoon
Venue: The Governor’s Conference Room, Government House, Yenagoa
Attendance is strictly on invitation, but Bayelsans and the general public are by this announcement, requested to tune in and also participate.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has felicitated with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon for attaining 83 years last week.
The Governor described Gen. Gowon as a symbol of national unity and a great stabilizer.
In another development, the Governor paid glowing tribute to Chief Alex Ekwueme, former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the occasion of his 85th birthday anniversary.
While describing him as a quintessential statesman and fine gentle, the Governor said at 85, Ekwueme remains steadfast and solid.
The Bayelsa State Government says it has created a platform to stimulate its economy, through the provision of direct labour jobs that will engage youths of the state.
Governor Seriake Dickson stated this on Friday, while signing the state Direct Labour Bill into law in Government House, Yenagoa.
According to him, the law automatically establishes the state's Direct Labour Agency, which has the mandate to execute small construction and maintenance jobs.
Bayelsa State Governor, Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson has called on the people of the state to discountenance the rumour making the rounds that, the Nigerian Army authorities are carrying out a medical outreach to endanger the health and safety of the people.
A statement signed by the Governor's Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Francis Ottah Agbo noted that the Governor made the call, while receiving a letter of commendation from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai in Government House, Yenagoa on Friday, October 20.
In its bid to ensure rapid and sustainable development, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State Government says his government would deepen its partnership with the US firms and businesses to attract direct foreign investments to the state.
The Governor stated this, when he received the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. William Stuart Syminton and his entourage in Government House, Yenagoa on Wednesday.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, on Tuesday reaffirmed his position that, no self-seeking interest would be allowed to destroy the legacies of the founding fathers of the Ijaw National Congress, (INC).
Governor, in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Francis Ottah Agbo stated this during a consultative meeting he convened in Government House, Yenagoa, to seek lasting resolutions to what he described as 'family disagreement' within the Congress.
A two-day workshop for Information Officers of the Bayelsa State Ministry of Information and Orientation would hold soon according to the Commissioner, Daniel Iworiso-Markson.
The Commissioner, who announced this on Monday, during his maiden meeting with staffs' of the ministry said, the aim of the workshop is to boost their capacity and make them more efficient in the discharge of their duties.