Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has approved the appointment of a new Chief Press Secretary in the person of Francis Ottah-Agbo. This is following the recent nomination, screening and confirmation of Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who occupied that position, as a commissioner designate.
A statement on Friday signed by the former Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Iworiso-Markson, said Ottah-Agbo was until his present appointment, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations.
“In view of the fore-going, the Governor has approved the appointment of Mr. Fidelis Soriwei to take over from Mr. Agbo, as the new Special Adviser on Media Relations,” the statement explained.
Dickson also approved the re-assignment of Dr. John Idumangi to the newly established Directorate of Policy and Programmes as the director-general.
Dr. Idumangi, was until his re-assignment, the general manager of the Bayelsa State Broadcasting Corporation, Glory FM 97.1, Yenagoa.
A Government House statement thanked, Dr. John Idumangi for his meritorious service to the state at various times and different capacities.
The outgoing Glory FM general manager also received plaudits for the various reforms he carried out to reposition the radio station for a more effective service delivery and the dissemination of government’s policies and programmes.
In his place, Governor Dickson has approved the appointment of Mr. Tari Febabor, as the new General Manager of the State Broadcasting Corporation.
Febabor had previously served as the deputy general manager of the corporation.
All the appointments are with immediate effect.