JUST IN: Bayelsa Governor Appoints SSG, CoS, Retains CPS

JUST IN: Bayelsa Governor Appoints SSG, CoS, Retains CPS

  • The governor of Bayelsa state, Douye Diri, on Tuesday, March 26, made some crucial and immediate in his administration
  • Governor Diri in a statement released on Tuesday appointed Prof. Nimibofa Ayawei as Secretary to the State Government (SSG)
  • Diri also appointed Peter Pereotubo Akpe as the Chief of Staff (CoS) at Government House and retained Daniel Alabrah as his chief press secretary

Bayelsa, Yenagoa - Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has appointed Prof. Nimibofa Ayawei as Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Diri also approved the appointment of Peter Pereotubo Akpe as the Chief of Staff (CoS) at Government House on Tuesday, March 26.

In a statement released by the governor's chief press secretary, Daniel Alabrah, Diri also appointed Irorodamie Komonibo as the new Deputy Chief of Staff (DCoS), at Government House, and retained Alabrah as the CPS from his first tenure.

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Governor Douye Diri
Governor Diri, through his CPS, said the appointments are with immediate effect
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According to Alabrah, the appointments take immediate effect, The Nation reports.

Before the new appointment, Nimibofa Ayawei, a Professor of Analytical Chemistry, technocrat, public servant, and university teacher, was executive chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue, a position he has occupied since 2016, Leadership reports.

Ayawei started his career at the Bayelsa State Ministry of Environment before being appointed a member of the State Scholarship Board in 2001. In 2002, he was appointed chairman of Bassan-Koluama Rural Development Authority.

On his part, Pereotubo Akpe, the immediate past Deputy Chief of Staff and Acting Chief of Staff is a 1991 graduate of the University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt (now Rivers State University) where he obtained a B.Sc. in Technical Education, specializing in Electrical/Electronics.

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He also holds a Master’s degree in Administration and Planning from the same university and a PhD in the same discipline from the University of Port Harcourt.

Akpe worked in both the Rivers and Bayelsa State Civil Service for over 20 years and retired as Assistant Director.

Added to these, Irorodamie Komonibo was the Principal Secretary to the Governor until February 14, 2024.

Bayelsa Guber Election: Jonathan Reveals What He Would Have Done Had PDP’s Diri Lost to APC

In another report, Former President Goodluck Jonathan revealed what he would have done with his mother had Governor Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lost the Saturday, November 11 off-cycle governorship election.

Jonathan said he would have relocated his mother from Otueke, his hometown to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Source: Legit.ng

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