Speaking shortly after a closed-door meeting with the Governor, the chairmen led by Chief Thompson Okorotie described the designation of the area for grazing activities, as a strategic security move to enable the government restrict the activities of herdsmen and monitor them.
Hon. Dickson, who spoke when he met with Ijaw youth leaders from across the Niger Delta , who paid him a solidarity visit, told the youths that, development could only thrive in an atmosphere of peace.
He also stated that only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win elections in the state in subsequent elections.
Governor Seriake Dickson on Monday said, the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Bayelsa State Government and the Bank of Industry was a part of an effort to raise the N10 billion entrepreneurship development fund to create wealth for small and medium scale entrepreneurs in the state.
Bayelsa State Government has given approval for the construction of 360 housing units to address the housing deficit of both the middle and low class levels of its citizenry.
The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite, who made this diclosure, explained that, it was one of the key resolutions reached at the end of the State Executive Council meeting, presided over by Governor Seriake Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa.
The Bayelsa State Government has warned against the politicization of the Government’s decision to designate the Bayelsa palm as a grazing site for Fulani herdsmen and their cattle.
Reacting to reports in the media, the Special Adviser to the Bayelsa State Governor on Security Matters, Chief (Dr.) Boma Spero-Jack noted that, the security implications of the decision, by far outweigh the political consideration and should be treated as such.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has described Late Madam Bokolo Teidyon, the Mother-In-law to the State Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, as a woman of virtues and deep rooted principles that will continue to impact positively on society.
Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State at the weekend reaffirmed his administration's commitment towards encouraging the propagation of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He stated this during the dedication of Mount Ephraim House of Prayer Cathedral of the Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church in Yenagoa.
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has called on the Nigeria Police Force to set up a motorcycle patrol unit in a bid to extend its dragnet to all nooks and crannies of the State.
The advice, he said, became necessary to make Bayelsa State the safest state in the country.
Dickson spoke while receiving the new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Asuquo Amba and his entourage in Government House, Yenagoa.