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Restructuring is to avoid dependency on Abuja – Bayelsa Deputy Gov


A key point by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson’s led Restoration Government of Bayelsa state is to restructure the resources in the state to avoid dependency on Abuja for funds.

The Deputy Governor of the state, Rear Admiral John Gboribiogha Jonah (rtd) made this remark while marking the 21st Boro Day celebrations at the Ijaw House in Yenagoa.

The Deputy Governor who stood in for Governor Dickson described the Heroes Park, Yenagoa, as one of the legacy projects the restoration government has put place for future leaders to develop without financial stress, adding that late Jasper Adaka Boro equally did that to free the Ijaw nation.

He hailed Governor Dickson’s commitment on Boro Day celebrations which is today a reality, saying that demands made by Boro’s family and Bayelsa Elders to build houses for them would be considered as soon as the governor arrived at the state from his travel.

He advised Bayelsa youths to discipline themselves and give absolute respect for elders to move the state forward.

Also speaking at the event, the commissioner for Jaw National Affairs Mr. Dressy Dressman stated that the 21st Boro Day celebration is unique from others as new pavilion is being constructed at the Heroes Park nearly in completion, adding that as Boro laid down his life for Ijaw nation so should others emulate his courageous path way to develop Bayelsa state.

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