Governor Dickson, Ibori in closed-door meeting

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday visited Oghara, the country home of former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who recently returned to Nigeria after a jail term in the UK for money laundering.

A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said during the visit, the governor held a closed-door meeting with Mr. Ibori in the latter’s residence.

The meeting reportedly centred mostly on peace and security in the Niger Delta, as well as possible roles the former Delta State Governor, who still commands a lot of respect among his people, could play.

Mr. Ibori is expected to play a big role in rallying major stakeholders towards tackling some of the peace and security challenges in the region.

The statement further disclosed that the two leaders discussed likely windows of opportunities for criminally minded youth in the region to be more meaningfully engaged as well as protect some of the critical national asset of the country within the region.

The Bayelsa State Governor, who had earlier spoken with his Delta State counterpart, Ifeanyi Okowa, expressed satisfaction with the disposition and resolve of the former governor to support current measures at tackling the age long security challenges in the region.

Mr. Dickson was accompanied by some members of his cabinet. He has since returned to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.


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  • Izon REDEEMER

    Brainless fools——Dickson is not thinking of the sufferings of the people from the oil bearing communities–in his state abi?–It is sad that the Ijaw Nation could be blessed with such a nitwit as governor——of Bayelsa state——————-Go visit Sagbama town where Dickson claims to hail from—it is no better than Ajegunle——-or Mushin——There is no hospital along the east west road to Yenagoa———Accident victims are being ferried to—Ughelli——-in Delta state—————-while the Delta state government has no idea what the people of Patani are going through——————————The earlier Dickson ati his friend Sylva—-both of whom sold the limited land of the Ijaw people to Fulanis from Mali are kicked out and sent to Sokoto the better for the people of the state—————-For Dickson who hails from Osun state is a curse to Bayelsa state-20 yrs after the creation of the state—not one single cottage industry—-Not to talk of government owned hotel facilities——-Very sad——–that the state which is now under the control of Fulanis Yorubas– Itsekiris–Urhobos — Edos–and their economic masters the Ibos—-is one of the pooorest states in spite of the oil wells located all over the state—-There can be no Justice without peace—–The Yorubas and Fulanis ati their Ibo SURROGATES MUST BE MADE TO LEAVE THE OIL WELLS ALONE FOR THE IJAWS–same as what is obtainable in Lagos-now under the control of Falawiyo—–A Yoruba oil prospecting firm—–The SS nko–nothing——————-Yet they want peace–

  • haba mallam

    Here are the heroes of the creek moneys OTILE and co