GOV DICKSON WANTS BOND OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN ABIA AND BAYELSA STRENGTHENED
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has stressed the need to strenghten the bond relationship existing between the Government and people of Abia State and their Bayelsa counterparts.
Governor Dickson, who also expressed his deep appreciation to the Abia State Governor, Dr. Theodore Orji for his continued support for the policies and programmes of the Federal Government, especially the Transformation Agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan, described him as a brother and dependable ally of Bayelsa State.
The Bayelsa State Governor stated this, while speaking at the traditional marriage between former Miss Justina Nwosu and Mr Chidi Nsonwu at the country home of Barrister Friday Nwosu in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State.
Hon. Dickson, who lauded the Abia State Governor for his achievements, particularly in security, urged him not to relent in his efforts at bringing about positive change in the state and country at large.
While congratulating the newly married couple for a successful ceremony, he called on Nigerian youths the country to live exemplary lifestyles and strive to build bridges of peace and unity across the country.
Commenting on his relationship with the father of the bride, Hon. Dickson described Barr. Nwosu is a bossom friend as well as a former classmate and colleague from the Police Academy, as well as university and law school.
He noted with satisfaction, Barr. Nwosu’s supportive roles to him both in politics and other fields of human endeavour, adding that the Abia State born legal practitioner has always stood by him as well as shared a lot of dreams and challenges and was also instrumental to some of his achievements as a Federal lawmaker.
In his remarks, Governor Theodore Orji expressed appreciation to his Bayelsa State counterpart for gracing the ocassion, describing him as a man of integrity.
The Abia State Governor noted that his support for President Goodluck Jonathan remains unshaken, stressing that, he has moved Abia from an opposition group to a major and reliable player at the centre of nation’s politics.
He explained that, his posture, which was one his electioneering promises to the people of the State, was among other things intended to give the people a greater sense of belonging in the scheme of things as well attract more of the dividends of democrcy to the State.
In his remarks, the father of the bride, Barr. Friday Nwosu wished the couple a blissful marriage and prayed God to bless them as well as thanked all those that attended the ceremony for the honour done to him and his family.