The Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Affairs, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, said in a press release that Governor Dickson was too busy executing the mandate of the people of Bayelsa to join issues with politicians that have failed the state and the Ijaw nation.
The statement advised Sylva to stop using the name of the President to cover up his criminal activities in Bayelsa.
Dickson said that being in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should not be a license for Sylva to sponsor criminal activities to the detriment of peace and security in the state.
Governor Dickson in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo, said the next convention was critical to the survival of the PDP. The statement added that, the Governor was totally against imposition of candidates for positions at the convention and calls on PDP leaders and delegates to make sacrifices for the unity of the party.
Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State has approved the setting up of the Bayelsa State Library Board as follows:
1. Dr. Seiyifa Koroye Executive Chairman
2. Lindsay Barrett - Member
3. Michael Afenfia - Member
4. Mrs. Bina Nengi Ilagha - Member
5. Mrs. Ella Douglas - Member
6. Representative of the Ministry of Education - Member
The Deputy Governor Gboribiogha John Jonah said during a press conference in Yenagoa that, the government had withheld the salaries of 4, 204 suspects from the eight local government areas for the month of October, 2017
According to him, 1, 329 òf the affected workers are from the local government areas; 2, 184 from SUBEB, the Primary School Education system and 707 from the Pension payroll.
The governor, who gave the charge during the maiden meeting of the Board of the magnificent worship centre, noted that, the structure is not just a building, but a House of God as well as a solution ground.
He emphasized the importance of a befitting place of worship for the Almighty God in the State, because of His manifold blessings to the government and people of the State, as evidenced in the steady progress Bayelsa is making in all spheres of human endeavor.
Governor Dickson, who received the victorious members of the State Troupe at the entrance of the Government House, said, the government and people of the state were proud of their achievements, as Bayelsa continues to make steady progress in all spheres of human endeavour.