the Bayelsa Watch - Transparency Initiative

Quotes from the Governor

“Judge me by this and this is not political campaign rescue, I will not play politics with your development. I will not play politics with crime, criminality and violence. I will not tolerate criminality and cultism in Bayelsa. We have had enough unnecessary blood shed, we have had enough unnecessary violence, bringing us unnecessary reputation in this country and outside, we will all partner together to achieve peace, bring to you therefore peace, I bring to you restoration, I bring to you reconciliation.”
“Our government would provide the enabling environment for the private sector, which has the capacity to grow the economy and create job opportunities in the state”
“My idea of the University of Africa, Toru-Orua is that of a Pan-African University, a multi-cultural university, a universal university.”
“On transparency, we believe that it is the right of the people of the State to know what funds accure to the coffers of the state and the various local councils and how they are utilized. This is the only way to secure the trust and confidence of the people in whom sovereignty lies. i have directed all local government chairmen to comply with this paradigm shift on the issue of transparency, probity and accountability to reflect the new bayelsa we are building.”
“I will not say categorically that i will not let our people down, our government will not let the people down. This we say even in the face of the present economic downturn of which you are all aware.”
“We will invest in the development of other aspect of human capacity for out teeming youths, such that they will be able to unleash their creative capacities as well as enhance their drive for entrepreneurship.”