NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Bayelsa Governor, top officials join over 1,000 pastors in prayers and fasting to commence work in the New Year

By News Express on 07/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 724

•Governor Dickson
•Governor Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, on Saturday concluded a three-day prayer and fasting programme to commence work in the new year, 2018.

The programme titled, ‘Starting the Year with God and Breaking of Fast with the Governor’ was attended by over 1,000 pastors and top officials of the State Government in Yenagoa.

Speaking at the event, Honorable Dickson warned criminals to desist from acts of violence which are inimical to societal development.

Hon. Dickson, who urged misguided elements to turn away from evil, said that the state government would collaborate with the clergy to start an empowerment programme for the people.

He said that the programme would be designed to create opportunities for the poor to engage in trading and other productive economic activities in the state.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, quoted the Governor as having told the large gathering that the contest for political offices in the society should be predicated on the desire to serve the people.

Dickson stated further that it was indeed unnecessary for anybody to venture into killings and violence in the bid to occupy political offices.

He said: “You must note that power only comes from God. As we go into 2019, our people must know, and the clergy must let them know that they don’t need to kill to be occupy political offices; they must be made to know that they don’t have to pull down the other man to occupy such offices.”

He called on the clergy and the people for continuous support and prayers for God’s mercies, guidance and direction.

Governor Dickson said that he was open to suggestions and productive ideas from the clergy and others which could aid the development of the state.

He appealed to the workers in the state to make their contributions to the development of the state by staying in their duty post to justify the salaries they are paid.

Governor Dickson said that his administration had commenced the process of consolidation to finish strong and well.

Source News Express

Posted 07/01/2018 1:46:10 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
INEC postpones Saturday’s senatorial re-run in Anambra

CBN to sanction banks for Content Dev. Fund...

NIMASA DG seeks global maritime leadership for Nigeria...

Military ignores public outcry, proceeds with Python Dance...

Remit aviation charges or risk being grounded, FG...

Buruji Kashamu after my life — Gbenga Daniel...

Crackdown on judges a rape of the judiciary...

A Nigerian miracle: Muslims storm church for Christmas...

Anambra Elections Petitions Tribunal: Group Commends Obiano’s respect...

Our lives in danger, ex-IPOB member cries out...

European Union, UNICEF and WHO partner with Nigeria...

Ekiti to collaborate with RTEAN on peace maintenance...

 

Latest News Violence mars APC meeting; 3 killed during fracas, many wounded 2019: Okorocha vows to crush Madumere •Weeds out loyalists from government 3 soldiers, 2 Civilian JTF die in showdown with Boko Haram •Troops gun down 3 terrorists ‘2,000 medical doctors leave Nigeria yearly’ 3rd Force pitches tent with Nigerian workers ahead of May Day, launches PVC-Ballot revolution for 2019 in Lagos 3 masqueraders in police net over attack on church in Anambra FG not serious about wooing foreign investors — Sanusi Gunmen kill 22 farmers in Ortom’s town World Bank jacks up share capital by $13 billion Who wins Big Brother Naija’s N45m? APC group, PDP, SDP, Obasanjo’s CNM, others to form new party Forex: IMF Seeks Unified Exchange Rate Regime

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (339,212 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (334,098 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (267,352 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (219,801 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (201,831 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (197,773 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (172,553 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (154,916 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (146,862 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (138,610 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (136,622 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (129,346 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (36) Business & Economy (3,065) Business Verdict (40) Columnists (836) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (482) Features (568) Global Business Monitor (262) International (1,920) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (116) News (34,651) Opinion (915) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,800) Religion (722) Sports (1,483) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

NLNG Science and Literature Prize Awards

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement