The Bayelsa State Government has debunked reports that, it has bought official cars for political appointees as alleged by some media reports, pointing out that, there is no truth whatsoever in the report and it should be disregarded.
He also stressed the need for collaborative efforts in tackling holistically the challenges of environmental degradation and insecurity in the North East, Niger Delta and other parts of the country for the enthronement of lasting peace and stability in the country.
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has today reinstated his commitment to creating a sustainable livelihood for the youths of the State. The governor made this position clear while receiving a delegation led by Brig.Gen. Paul Boroh, the Coordinator of the Amnesty Program with Mr. Chukwuemeka Innoson, CEO of Innoson Motors.
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.