Bayelsa State Government says it will use the period of the week-long celebration of its second year anniversary to take stock of the achievements of the administration.
Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, who stated this shortly after the first Executive Council meeting of the year held at the Government House in Yenagoa, explained that, major projects executed by the Restoration administration of Hon. Seriake Dickson would be showcased for Bayelsans to see and assess the performance of the administration since its assumption of office.
The Deputy Governor disclosed that, President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to commission some key projects within Yenagoa and its environs, adding that, there were equally other projects spread across the State that are at various levels of completion, while others have been completed.
Secretary to the State Government and chairman of the anniversary committee, Professor Edmond Allison Oguru, who briefed newsmen on the programme of activities of the second year anniversary, explained that, the programme would hold between 7th?and 14th?of next month.
According to him, activities lined up for the week include anniversary press briefing and lecture, transparency briefing, Award Night, while Commissioners of various ministries will take turns to brief the press on the achievements of their ministries under the restoration administration from 21st?to 25th?of next month.
In his contribution, the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpor, who listed some of the projects, however explained that, some of the key projects to be commissioned by the President may be delayed until the President comes, as Government would like him to personally commission them.
According to him, the projects ready for commissioning are, the Tombia-Etegwe road/bridge, internal roads in Toru Orua, access road Isaac Boro town, Road Safety Road and the first phase of the State Youth Development Centre, which will also house the permanent NYSC Orientation Camp at Kaiama in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the State.
Also to be commissioned are the traditional rulers? council secretariat, multi-door court house, the Diagnostic Centre, Police Officers? Mess, the remodeled integrated cultural centre (now Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre), Archives building, four civil servants? secretariat annexes, quality control laboratory and the lodge for visiting Governors.
Others are, the remodeled Government House Clinic, Diete Koki Memorial Hospital, three senatorial schools, twenty-five model schools, School of Nursing Tombia, Forensic laboratory, Nigerian Army Quarters, Driving School, Tourism School, Teachers Training Institute, Bulou Orua among others.