Bayelsa State government on Tuesday, justified its position on the implementation of the current public service reforms, in view of declining revenues from the federation account. ...Restates Commitment To Reforms
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has said that the oil producing states in the country were not getting the complete 13 percent derivation of revenue derived from oil production as provided for in the constitution.
The Bayelsa State Government on Saturday threatened to drag the Federal Government to court if it refuses to deduct the 13 percent derivation component of the $1 billion Excess Crude Account (ECA) it plans to withdraw to tackle insecurity in the country.
Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday declared its intention to sustain the ongoing reforms in the public sector despite what it described as pockets of opposition by some unpatriotic individuals and groups.
Bayelsa Government says, it would pursue its ongoing public service re-organisation process to a logical conclusion before the termination of the present administration for the overall interest of the state.