Dickson warns against politicizing civil service

Mike Odiegwu, Yenagoa

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, at the weekend warned against the dangers of politicizing the public service in the state.

Speaking while inaugurating the new Head of Service, Mrs. Biobelemoye Charles-Onyeama, in Government House, Yenagoa, the governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Fidelis Soriwei, said he had laid a foundation for a professional civil service.

Dickson said: “The Civil service should not be part of the political fray in the state. The civil service should not be treated as an arm of a political party.

“It should be apolitical at all time. I charge you to give leadership, mobilize all permanent secretaries and civil servants for every government.”

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The governor said posterity would be fair to him and his team for repositioning the state civil service to uphold the virtues of discipline, hardwork and neutrality.

He urged Charles-Onyeama to bring her…

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