Timipre Sylva, Minister Designate

MINISTERS: Sylva Acknowledges Dickson’s Supports During Confirmation In The Senate

…Encourages Him To Finish Strong

Clement Ovokeroye Paul /Bight New

YENAGOA – The Minister designate, the leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Timipre Sylva has expressed gratitude to his Successor, the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, for his support over his nomination and subsequent screening in the Nigerian Senate yesterday 25th July 2019.

In a statement by his Media Assistant, Julius Bokoru, the Minister designate thanked the Bayelsa Governor, for his sportsmanship and urging the senators from the state not to oppose his nomination as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Acknowledging that, “the message from the Bayelsa Senators’ Caucus was well received”.

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“Minister-designate and former governor of Bayelsa state, Chief Timipre Sylva, thanks his excellency Hon Henry Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state on his show of support over his ministerial nomination and screening

“The message from the Bayelsa Senators Caucus was well received, as was the statement of congratulations by the state government spokesperson. Sportsmanship has never been better exhibited, and chief Sylva, a passionate advocate of a Bayelsa with a United goal for peace and oneness, is appreciative of this.” the statement reads.

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Chief Sylva stressed that, Bayelsa State will be better off when there is unity and oneness among political leaders and followers alike, irrespective of party differences. “With this positivity, inclusiveness and vigour, Bayelsa state would have soared to enviable heights by now.” the minister designate said.

The former Governor urged “Dickson to remain positive and focused for the remainder of his tenure as the common enemy of the Bayelsa people are the forces whose patronage comes from planned backwardness”

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Sylva used same medium to thanked the good people of Bayelsa state for their unyielding support, while he wished the restoration administration “a smoother conclusion”.

Recalled that Bight News reported that Gov. Dickson had through a statement by his Media Adviser, Fidelis Soriwei congratulated his predecessor whom he described as a loyal party man. And urged Bayelsan senators not to oppose his nomination.
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