Yenagoa— As Bayelsans join the rest of the country and the world to celebrate the New Year, Governor Seriake Dickson has assured the people of the state that his government would engender more development, peace and prosperity for the citizenry.
Dickson, in his New Year message to the people of the state, said government would keep faith with its commitment to further consolidate on its programmes and projects.
Most of the projects, he said, would be inaugurated this year as part of activities to commemorate the second year of his administration on February 14.
The governor expressed the hope that this year will bring about the much-needed development given the substantial investments that had been made to enhance security, education, infrastructure and manpower development.
Others include promotion of good governance, diversification of the economy through tourism and agriculture, health, power generation, sports develop-ment, judiciary and health.
According to him, when these projects are completed, they will stand as lasting legacies of his administration for the
present and future generation of Bayelsans.Dickson urged the people to be grateful to God for His mercies and abundant blessings and be prayerful that the new year will be better than the previous one.
He also enjoined the people of the state to demonstrate the virtues of love in all they do, think and say to promote peaceful and harmonious co-existence.