Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, accompanied by the Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State, Chief Serena Dokubo-Spiff, Senators-elect Ben Murray Bruce, Evangelist Foster Ogola and other senior citizens of the state, visited the family of environmental and human rights activist, Late Oronto Douglas in Abuja.
Governor Dickson of Bayelsa State has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and the security agencies for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the rescheduled State House of Assembly polls in 8 constituencies in the State, over the weekend.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has attributed the peaceful conduct of the 2015 general elections in the State to his administration’s massive investment in the security sub sector.
Giving his impression on the conduct of the rescheduled State Assembly polls in 8 constituencies, in an interview with newsmen after casting his vote in Toru Orua, Sagbama local government of the state, he adjudged the electoral process as free, fair and credible.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake has expressed confidence in the ability of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to return to the pinnacle of national politics, inspite of its misadventure in the just concluded general elections in the country.
According to him, the party, which remains the only truly national party, will continue to grow from strength to strength and recapture power at the federal level.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Wednesday presented a cheque of N100 million to the State Scholarships Board for the payment of bursary allowances to students of the state origin in higher institutions of learning across the country.
Addressing the leadership of the National Union of Bayelsa State Students in Government House, Yenagoa, Governor Dickson explained that, the presentation of the cheque was in keeping with an earlier promise he made during his visit to Amassoma, the community hosting the Niger Delta University.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson says most of the investments made in the power sector would materialize in the next 3 weeks to boost socio-economic activities in the State.
Governor Seriake Dickson dropped the hint in a live programme in Yenagoa, the state capital. He said some successes have been recorded in the rural electrification drive as communities such as Amassoma, Agbere as well as Famgbe and other communities in the outskirts of Yenagoa are now enjoying power.
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Students of Bayelsa state origin in Higher Institutions of learning across the Country have been tasked to mobilize support for President Goodluck Jonathan and ensure his re-election in the forthcoming presidential polls.
Bayelsa State governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has assured the Association of Nigerian Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools [ANCOPSS] of his administration’s commitment to turn around the fortunes of the present and future generation of children of the state, through quality education.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson says, the State owned Teachers’ Training Academy, Bolou Orua in Sagbama Local Government Area and other school projects in the State will be put to use as soon as they are commissioned.
Bayelsa State is situated at the heart of the West African rain forest in the Niger Delta. With its superb greenery, mangrove and beautiful forests, the State has abundant supply of wildlife and fish. It is one of the most important areas in Nigeria in terms of biodiversity. The mangrove forest of the Delta is the largest in Africa and the 3rd largest in the world, thus, contributing immensely, to the oxygen supply of planet earth. The forests, mangroves and fisheries are vital to the livelihoods of the community.