The Judicial Commission of Inquiry on pay roll fraud has presented the volume 1 of its report to the government, with the discovery of 6,280 unauthorized employments at the eight constitutionally recognized local government areas and the thirty-two Rural Development Authorities, amounting to an annual loss of N2.61 billion.
The committee has already been mandated to commence its assignment with the re-organization of the Bayelsa State Environmental Sanitation Authority and the Bayelsa State Parks and Gardens.
It is therefore, expected to invite and review the employment of all the graduate employees, including those that graduated while in the service of the Environmental Sanitation Authority and the Parks and Gardens, with a view to ensuring their placements in suitable establishments of the Government.
Governor Dickson stated this when he received the President and Chairman of the Council of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Prof. Segun Ajibola and other members of the institute in his office at Government House, Yenagoa.
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has commended the Federal Government for the establishment of the 6th Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt, Rivers State covering four states in the Niger Delta to enhance security.
A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson on Tuesday, said the governor gave the commendation, when the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) the Division, Major General Enobong Udoh and other senior military officers paid him a courtesy visit in Government House, Yenagoa.
Dickson, in a condolence message to the bereaved family, also described the death of Chief Ajuwa as a great and painful loss to the Ijaw Nation and the political landscape of Nigeria.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Monday vowed to bequeath a public service that is depolicized, efficient and committed to the highest ethical standards before the end of his administration.
Governor Dickson made the assertion shortly after the swearing-in ceremony of the new Acting Head of Service at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Yenagoa.
Governor Dickson stated this during his visit to the Gloryland Children's Home in Yenagoa, as part of activities to commemorate his 51st birthday celebration.
Describing the visit as solemn, the Governor enjoined people ocuppying positions of authority to see it as an opportunity to advance the cause of mankind.
He urged the people, particularly parents and care givers to inculcate the right values and attitudes to children, stressing that, education without the right morals would endanger society.