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NYSC, a Veritable Tool For National Integration, Patriotism – Gov Dickson

Create: 10/22/2017 - 10:12
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Governor Dickson, in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Francis Ottah Agbo, stated this at the commissioning of refuse bins constructed and donated by the 2016/2017 NYSC members in the state.

Represented by the Chief of Staff, Government House, Rt. Hon. Talford Ongolo, Governor Dickson commended the donors, who are Batch B Corps members serving in the state under the aegis of ECOVANGUARD Community Development Service for their efforts in complementing government's efforts at promoting cleanliness and public health.

Government Special Announcement

Create: 10/22/2017 - 10:08

The Governor, will use the programme to throw more light on the proposed reforms in the public service of the State and other contemporary issues in the polity.

The live media chat is scheduled as follows:

Date: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017

Time: 2 O’clock in the afternoon

Venue: The Governor’s Conference Room, Government House, Yenagoa

Attendance is strictly on invitation, but Bayelsans and the general public are by this announcement, requested to tune in and also participate.

Birthdays: Gov Dickson Felicitates With General Yakubu Gowon, Chief Alex Ekwueme

Create: 10/21/2017 - 19:07

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has felicitated with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon for attaining 83 years last week.

The Governor described Gen. Gowon as a symbol of national unity and a great stabilizer.
In another development, the Governor paid glowing tribute to Chief Alex Ekwueme, former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the occasion of his 85th birthday anniversary.

While describing him as a quintessential statesman and fine gentle, the Governor said at 85, Ekwueme remains steadfast and solid.

Gov Dickson Signs Direct Labour Agency Bill Into Law - to stimulate economy, create jobs for teeming youths

Create: 10/20/2017 - 06:21

The Bayelsa State Government says it has created a platform to stimulate its economy, through the provision of direct labour jobs that will engage youths of the state.

Governor Seriake Dickson stated this on Friday, while signing the state Direct Labour Bill into law in Government House, Yenagoa.

According to him, the law automatically establishes the state's Direct Labour Agency, which has the mandate to execute small construction and maintenance jobs.

Bayelsa Governor Backs Army Medical Outreach ...Urges Bayelsans To Cooperate With Military To Tackle insecurity

Create: 10/20/2017 - 06:18

Bayelsa State Governor, Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson has called on the people of the state to discountenance the rumour making the rounds that, the Nigerian Army authorities are carrying out a medical outreach to endanger the health and safety of the people.

A statement signed by the Governor's Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Francis Ottah Agbo noted that the Governor made the call, while receiving a letter of commendation from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai in Government House, Yenagoa on Friday, October 20.

Bayelsa Governor Calls For More Strategic Collaborations With the US... says Bayelsa Is Safe For American businesses

Create: 10/18/2017 - 07:28

In its bid to ensure rapid and sustainable development, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State Government says his government would deepen its partnership with the US firms and businesses to attract direct foreign investments to the state.
The Governor  stated this, when he received the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. William Stuart Syminton and his entourage in Government House, Yenagoa on Wednesday.

Gov Dickson Tasks Feuding INC Factions On Ijaw Unity ...says Ijaw must speak in one voice

Create: 10/17/2017 - 18:56

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, on Tuesday reaffirmed his position that, no self-seeking interest would be allowed to destroy the legacies of the founding fathers of the Ijaw National Congress, (INC).
Governor, in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Francis Ottah Agbo stated this during a consultative meeting he convened in Government House, Yenagoa, to seek lasting resolutions to what he described as 'family disagreement' within the Congress.

Bayelsa Information Commissioner holds first meeting with staff ...charges them to be more efficient in their jobs

Create: 10/16/2017 - 19:11

A two-day workshop for Information Officers of the Bayelsa State Ministry of Information and Orientation would hold soon according to‎ the Commissioner, Daniel Iworiso-Markson‎.

The Commissioner, who announced this on Monday, during his maiden meeting with staffs' of the ministry said, the aim of the workshop is to boost their capacity and make them more efficient ‎in the discharge of their duties.

SMEs Critical To Nigeria's Economic Growth - Dickson

Create: 10/16/2017 - 19:05

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, on Monday charged Bayelsa businessmen and women to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to grow and sustain their businesses.

Governor Dickson, who identified the development of small and medium scale enterprises as critical to jumpstart any economy, gave the charge while declaring open a two-day Succession Planning Workshop for Nigerian Agip Oil Company Small and Medium Scale Vendors in Yenagoa.

INC Reconciliation Panel Submits Report -----Gov. Dickson urges individuals, groups to sink differences

Create: 10/15/2017 - 21:39
He made the call when the 20-member INC Reconciliation Committee led by King Alfred Diete-Spiff presented its report to him in Government House, Yenagoa.
According to Governor Dickson, his administration will make further consultations and work closely with the committee towards ensuring the effective implementation of the recommendations and findings made available to the government.