The Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, on Tuesday, swore in two new commissioners, bringing the number to 26.
The new commissioners are Erasmus Patrick, who is in charge of the Ijaw National Affairs; and Kemebradikumo Wariebi, Water Resources.
Diri also inaugurated three non-executive commissioners of the state Local Government Service Commission and 25 special advisers as well as six technical advisers.
At the ceremony, which took place inside the Executive Chambers of the Government House, Yenagoa, Diri charged the new appointees to be diligent, dedicated and to wear the toga of integrity.
Diri said, “We are all happy to have you as a piece and a part of the Prosperity Jigsaw and we look forward to a fruitful cooperation and contribution to the fitting of this great Bayelsa project.”