The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has directed officials of his government who resigned to participate in the just concluded gubernatorial primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party to return to their offices with immediate effect.
The affected officials are the Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Kemela Okara, the Chief of Staff, Government House, Chief Talford Ongolo and the Chairman, Bayelsa State Internal Revenue Board, Dr. Nimibofa Ayawei.
The Governor said in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, that the directive followed his decision to reject their applications for resignation from office after due consideration.
Governor Dickson directed that the former aspirants should resume in their respective offices to continue to render quality services to the good people of Bayelsa State.