Governor Douye Diri

  • SportsDiri Rewards Victorious State Female Handball Team With Cash Prize

    Diri Rewards Victorious State Female Handball Team With Cash Prize

    Diri Rewards Victorious State Female Handball Team With Cash Prize Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri receives and rewards victorious the state Under-18 female handball team after emerging champions at a recent national tournament in Lagos. Governor Diri, who addressed the team in Government House, Yenagoa, announced a cash reward of N3.5 million for being shining ambassadors of the state.…

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  • Latest NewsBayelsa Govt. begins repair works at collapsed Imiringi bridge

    Bayelsa Govt. begins repair works at collapsed Imiringi bridge

    Bayelsa Govt. begins repair works at collapsed Imiringi bridge Bayelsa Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, has commenced remedial works on the damaged section of the Otuasega-Imiringi bridge. On his way back to Yenagoa from a function at Akipelai, on Saturday afternoon, Governor Douye Diri, made a stop to inspect the damaged section of the bridge. The Governor directed the Works…

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  • Latest News#EndSARS: Bayelsa Sets Up Judicial Panel, As Diri Heads Security, Human Rights Committee

    #EndSARS: Bayelsa Sets Up Judicial Panel, As Diri Heads Security, Human Rights Committee

    #EndSARS: Bayelsa Sets Up Judicial Panel, As Diri Heads Security, Human Rights Committee Bayelsa State government has constituted a judicial panel of inquiry as well as a special security and human rights  committee in response to the demands of the #EndSARS protesters in the state. Governor Douye Diri announced this on Wednesday shortly after the 9th State Executive Council meeting…

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  • Latest News#EndSARS: Diri joins the protest in Yenagoa, Calls For Release of Arrested Protesters

    #EndSARS: Diri joins the protest in Yenagoa, Calls For Release of Arrested Protesters

    Governor Diri addressing #endsars protesters #EndSARS: Diri joins the protest in Yenagoa, Calls For Release of Arrested Protesters Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, today joined the #endsars protest to the Police Command Headquarters in Yenagoa. The governor immediately directed the Police Commissioner to ensure release of anyone arrested in connection with the protest. Earlier the #endsars Protesters were at…

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  • Latest News#EndSARS: Bayelsa Sets Up Judicial Panel, As Diri Heads Security, Human Rights Committee

    LGA: Bayelsa Govt Sets Up Committee to Streamline Finances, Redeploys Perm Sec, Others

    LGA: Bayelsa Govt Sets Up Committee to Streamline Finances, Redeploys Perm Sec, Others The Bayelsa state government has constituted a committee chaired by the Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo to streamline the activities of local government councils as regards their financial dealings. Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo made this known on Wednesday during an expanded meeting with the 8 local…

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  • Latest NewsNigeria, Ijaw Nation lost a Giant in Captain Owonaro Says Governor Douye Diri

    Nigeria, Ijaw Nation lost a Giant in Captain Owonaro Says Governor Douye Diri

    Nigeria, Ijaw Nation lost a Giant in Captain Owonaro Says Governor Douye Diri Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has expressed sadness over the passing of Captain Sam Owonaro (rtd), whom he described as a giant, father, hero and one of the greatest leaders of modern Ijaw and Nigerian history. Senator Diri in his condolence message said Captain Owonaro’s steadfastness…

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  • Latest NewsCOVID-19: Gov. Diri Converts Newly-Built Referral Hospital To Isolation Centre

    COVID-19: Gov. Diri Converts Newly-Built Referral Hospital To Isolation Centre

    COVID-19: Gov. Diri Converts Newly-Built Referral Hospital To Isolation Centre   Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has converted an 80-bed mother and child referral hospital built by Chevron Nigeria Limited and its partners to a temporary isolation centre in the fight against COVID-19.   Senator Diri stated this on Thursday at the official handing over of the facility sited…

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  • Latest NewsWe will embark on aggressive construction of roads, says Governor Douye Diri

    We will embark on aggressive construction of roads, says Governor Douye Diri

    We will embark on aggressive construction of roads, says Governor Douye Diri   BEING A SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR DOUYE DIRI, GOVERNOR OF BAYELSA STATE AT THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2020 APPROPRIATION BILL TO THE BAYELSA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON THE 21ST DAY OF APRIL 2020 The Right Honourable Speaker, Honourable Members of the Bayelsa State House…

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  • Latest NewsGov Diri Presents N242.3bn 2020 Appropriation Bill

    Gov Diri Presents N242.3bn 2020 Appropriation Bill

    Gov Diri Presents N242.3bn 2020 Appropriation Bill   Two months after he took office, Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Tuesday, presented an appropriation bill of N242.283 billion for the 2020 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly. Presenting his maiden budget estimate christened, “Consolidation for Prosperity 2020,” Senator Diri said the appropriation bill defines the structure for…

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  • Latest NewsBayelsa to begin construction of second flyover in Yenagoa

    Bayelsa to begin construction of second flyover in Yenagoa

    Bayelsa to begin construction of second flyover in Yenagoa …Governor decries arms stockpiling Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said his administration would prioritise the construction of a second flyover in the Etegwe-Edepie axis of Yenagoa, the state capital, to tackle frequent traffic gridlock in fulfilment of his election promises. Senator Diri stated this on Sunday during the thanksgiving…

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