Chief Seriake Dickson former governor of Bayelsa State has called for sustained support for Governor Douye Diri, to enable him to deliver effectively on his electoral promise of prosperity to the people.
Chief Dickson spoke while reacting to the list of commissioner-nominees forwarded to the House of Assembly by Governor Diri for legislative approval.
The former Governor commended party faithfuls and stakeholders for their support and show of understanding during the various consultative meetings that preceded the emergence of the list of commissioner nominees.
Chief Dickson pleaded with the stakeholders to exercise more understanding and patient with the governor on the first set of cabinet appointments.
He explained that it was only logical that not all-party supporters and stakeholders would be affected in the first set of appointments.
The former Governor stressed further that appointments may not come as expected in the face of the precarious economic situation occasioned by the adverse effects of the COVID19 pandemic in the country especially the dwindling federal allocation to the state.
He commended Governor Diri for adhering to the ethos of party cohesion by considering House of Assembly candidates who lost out in the last election.
Chief Dickson who assured that efforts would be made to engage other stakeholders appealed that all hands must be on deck to give the expected level of support Governor Diri to succeed.
He called on all those who made the list to show loyalty to Governor Diri and his government in the performance of their responsibilities in the prosperity Government of Governor Diri.