Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB Hons) degree from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt. He was called to the Bar in 1993, having earned his Barrister of Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School, the same year. His Excellency had a stint as a Police Officer with the Nigerian Police Force before his voluntary withdrawal from service to actively practice Law. Governor Dickson served as Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Bayelsa State from 2006 - 2007.
He also served as a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal constituency of Bayelsa State from 2007 – 2011. Hon. H. S. Dickson is a Member of the Nigeria Bar Association, International Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K) Nigerian Chapter and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
Hon. Dickson is happily married with children and holds the traditional title of Olokodau of Orua and Olotu Ogbogbo of Oguan. His hobbies include: Swimming, Reading, jogging, Wrestling, Boxing and Badminton.