Bayelsa State Governor Hon. Seriake Dickson on Monday commended the Nigerian Air Force for their gallant efforts at protecting the territorial integrity of the nation and partnering with the state government in the maintainance of law and order.
Governor Dickson gave the commendation when he received the new Air Officer Commanding, Mobility Command, Yenagoa, Air Vice Marshal Stephen Ikpletu Onuh and his team in Government House, Yenagoa
Toru Orua, the hometown of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State was agog, with activities marking the presentation of staff of office and certificate of recognition to the Pere of Tarakiri Kingdom, King Richardford Orukarebai Koroye, following his coronation in 2012.
Also, as part of efforts to enhance the productivity and welfare of the workers, the government says, it has approved the reinstatement of monthly imprest, otherwise known as overhead cost to enable all MDAs and parastatals cater for some of their basic needs Spelling out the various sanctions while briefing Government House Correspondents on Friday shortly after an interactive meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and members of the state executive council, heads of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in Yenagoa, the Secretary to State Government, C
An eight-member Local Government Service Commission has been sworn in, with a charge, to among other duties, sanitize the administration of the third tier of government in the state.
Governor Seriake Dickson, who performed the ceremony in Government House, Yenagoa, stressed the need for the commission to tackle the issue of payroll fraud and instill discipline in the local government system.
The Ad hoc Committee on State and Local Government Administration of the Nigerian Senate has given the government of Bayelsa State thumbs up on the prudent management of resources accruing to it.
Chairman of the Committee, Senator Abdullahi Gumel gave the commendation, when he led members of the committee on a courtesy call to Governor Seriake Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa.
The Bayelsa State Government has directed the arrest and prosecution of persons and groups, who engage in the unlawful and the forceful removal of duly recognized chiefs in the State.
Handing down this directive in a statement, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Kemasuode Wodu noted with serious concern reports of arbitrary removal of chiefs that are duly recognized by the State Governor by youth groups and other persons.
The Federal parliamentarian made the call when he visited the site to assess the extent of destruction caused by the incident.
Hon. Diri, who was accompanied on the visit by Senator Forster Ogola, the senator representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District, also called on other relevant federal agencies to take steps to mitigate the effects of the unfortunate incident, which has rendered a number of persons homeless.