Gov. Dickson Reads Riot Act To Corps Members — Leadership Newspaper


The Bayelsa State Governor, the Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has charged Corp members serving in the state not to succumb to intimidation or inducement by any politician or political party during the gubernatorial election in the state scheduled for November 2, 2019.

Governor Dickson stated this at the closing ceremony of the 2019 Batch ‘A’ National Youth Service Corps Orientation Course at Kaiama, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday.

According to Gov. Dickson, some opposition parties in the state took Corps members on electoral duties hostage, and forced them to write and sign fake results sheets out of desperation during the last election.

His words: “Because I have the responsibility for your safety and wellbeing, later this year the governorship election will be holding in this state. Though I will not be directly participating but I want to advise that with what we know, there are politicians and parties who will intimidate you as…

Source: Leadership Newspaper