The Government in Bayelsa State have described the latest Vanguard award
conferred on Governor Henry Seriake Dickson as a clear testimony to his
many achievements in the last six years.
Vanguard on Saturday conferred on Dickson, the best governor award for
Purposeful Leadership, Transparency and Accountability.
The latest award is coming few weeks after the governor bagged similar
awards from reputable organizations like Silverbird Group and Daar
To this, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel
Iworiso-Markson said has proved even to the worst critics of the governor
that indeed he has performed creditably on all fronts as the awards were
neither political or commercial but from organizations known for their
While congratulating the governor on the latest award, the Commissioner
said truly Dickson deserves to be celebrated for restoring the lost glory
in the state’s education sector, for running a transparent government as
well as for the stable leadership Bayelsa is currently enjoying.
Iworiso-Markson told journalists in Lagos upon arrival ahead of the award
ceremony in Lagos that despite the scarce resources at his disposal Gov.
Dickson has built world class health facilities, enduring infrastructure
and other key projects in nearly all the sectors in the state.
He described the Vanguard award as novel and unique which according to him
has again brought the state to the spotlight and made it the investment
destination for prospective investors.
The mouthpiece of the Bayelsa Government assured of the commitment of the
restoration administration led by Gov. Dickson to even do more as it
prepares to finish well and strong.