FOLLOWING the appointment of a youth, Hon Ibarakumo Otobo, as a commissioner-nominee by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, a youth leader from Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the State, Hon Ogidi Ben Bara, has commended the action.
Bara, who described the appointment as promise fulfilled by the governor, said youths has been carried along in the governance of the state in different areas as they have been appointed to occupy vital positions in Dickson’s administration.
Otobo until his appointment was the Special Adviser to the Governor on Bayelsa Volunteers, and will be the youngest commissioner appointed in the executive council since Bayelsa State was created 21 years ago.
He said: “We the young people in Bayelsa State have keenly watched the restoration government led by Governor Seriake Dickson, and we are happy with the way our governor has been carrying the youths along in his government by appointing them in vital positions and many young Bayelsans have empowered in different areas.
“I want to appreciate and commend the governor for appointing one of our youths, Hon Ibarakumo Otobo as commissioner nominee and soon will be given portfolio. It is highly commended because the governor believes in the potentials of young people and in his wisdom appointed Ibarakumo.”