Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, proceeded on vacation yesterday.
A Government House statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said as required by the law, the state House Assembly had been duly notified, disclosing that the Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah (rtd) would act for the period the governor will be away.
The statement explained that the governor is expected to use the period of his vacation to rest, after a busy schedule of duties both within and outside the state, especially his role as Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Reconciliation Committee, among others.
According to the statement, Dickson has used the opportunity to renew his call on Bayelsans to remain steadfast in their prayers and support for the programmes and policies of the restoration administration.
He also called for the sustenance of the existing peace and stability in the state, as to allow the various development projects of the government progress unhindered, stressing that, the administration remains focused on its agenda to move the state to the next level in all its ramifications.