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Our investments in education, health are paying off – Gov Dickson …assures on the opening more health facilities, model sec. schools

Create: 09/12/2017 - 06:43

Describing the projects and programmes in the sector as unprecedented, Governor Dickson also assured that, a number of health facilities would be completed and put to use by next year.

He said some of such projects include, the 500-bed Melford Okilo Memorial Hospital, referral hospitals in Sagbama and Ekeremor local government areas, which when completed, would complement his administration's efforts at meeting the healthcare needs of the people.

Dickson tasks IYC on environmental degradation, injustice, marginalization …wants them to sensitize youths on dangers of cultism, drug abuse

Create: 09/10/2017 - 07:17

He has also underscored the need for the IYC to partner with their respective state governments, in enthroning peace and stability in the Ijaw nation, rather than politicize its activities.

Governor Dickson gave the charge, when the leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Central Zone, led by its Chairman, Barr. Tare Porri paid him a courtesy call in Government House, Yenagoa.

Bayelsa Govt assures on completion Sagbama-Ekeremor road, other ongoing projects …declares N4.8b as funds available as at the end of July, 2017

Create: 09/08/2017 - 21:40

The State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd), made the assertion during the transparency media briefing for the month of July, 2017, in Government House, Yenagoa.

According to him, the balance from the federation account in July, including receipts of funds from other sources came up to N10 billion, out of which, N7.4 billion was spent on capital payments while recurrent payments gulped N2.2 billion.

NUC Accreditation: Dickson Applauds Leadership of State Varsity - Assures on Greater Support for Improved Standards

Create: 09/07/2017 - 07:16

The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has applauded the leadership of the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU on its achievements, including securing full accreditation for 10 of its academic programmes, following the release of N200 million by the state government for the purpose.

Governor Dickson stated this when the Acting Vice Chancellor of the NDU, Prof. Samuel Edoumiekumo presented the 2017 May/June National University Commission, NUC, Accreditation report at the Executive Council Chambers of Goverment House, Yenagoa.

Gov. Dickson congratulates Oba Adetona on successful hosting of Ojude-Oba festival

Create: 09/05/2017 - 19:19

Dickson in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson expressed delight that, the annual festival again brought together sons and daughters of the ancient kingdom to show to the world the unity that exists among them as a people.

The governor, who regretted his unavoidable absence at the annual festival, said as someone, who is proudly, partly of that land, it would have been a thing of joy to be part of the event, but added that, he looks forward to next year's fiesta.

Gov Dickson expresses shock, disbelief over Agai’s demise …says he was an astute political leader and ally

Create: 09/05/2017 - 06:29

Governor Dickson stated this when he paid a condolence visit to the Agai family in Sagbama, headquarters of Sagbama local government area of the state over the death of Chief Bernard Agai, who passed on to the great beyond on 19th of July, this year.

Commiserating with the bereaved family and the people of Sagbama, the Governor said, he received the news of the sudden death of Chief Agai with shock and disbelief, adding that, he would be greatly missed.

Gov. Dickson draws the curtain close in first Bayelsa Summer Camp Programme .......Announces plan to start new all boarding school

Create: 09/02/2017 - 10:34

Although he officially resumed on Monday, but the governor has been in the nation's capital Abuja attending to series of official engagements.

Dickson went straight to the Ijaw National Academy in Kaima to formally bring to an end the 2017 summer class and was cheered by a large crowd of supporters made up of women‎ and ‎youth groups.

‎The summer class was organized by the state government for all senior secondary 3 students of the state model schools as part of ways to engage them during the long vacation and prepare them for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Dickson sues for peace, tolerance

Create: 09/01/2017 - 08:16

In a statement released on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the governor ‎congratulated all Muslims and urged them to continue to pray for peace, progress and sustenance of the nation's democracy.

The governor also implored them to work hard to preserve the unity of the country and promote religious and ethnic tolerance in their everyday endeavor so as to make the country a better place.

Bayelsa Govt regrets disruption of work at Nigerian Content office …says protest was a product of misinformation, assure on preventive measures

Create: 09/01/2017 - 08:09

In a statement on behalf of the Government, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite described the action of the youths as most unfortunate, ill-timed and a product of misinformation and totally unacceptable.

He said the Bayelsa State Government completely dissociate itself from the incident and urged the youths not to allow themselves to be used to create an atmosphere of insecurity, that could portray the Government and people of the state in bad light.

Gov. Dickson resume work after vacation.... thank Bayelsans for their support

Create: 08/29/2017 - 05:52

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has resumed his official duties following the expiration of his annual vacation which gave him the opportunity to enjoy a deserved rest and also attend to other personal matters.

His Spokesman, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who confirmed this in a statement said the governor as required by law has written to the state assembly through the Speaker, Friday Konbowei Benson signaling his resumption.