Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has referred to as on Bayelsans to stay vigilant and really watchful because the wave of killings and insecurity worsen in all elements of the nation.
Diri additionally warned in opposition to purveyors of violence, stating that the state wouldn’t be a secure haven for them.
Talking on Wednesday in the course of the thirty third Government Council assembly on the Exco Chambers of Authorities Home in Yenagoa, he stated the federal government would stand in opposition to anybody bent on destroying the present peace within the state whereas restating the ban on open grazing of cattle.
In a press assertion, despatched to DAILY POST, by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, Governor Diri described safety as all people’s enterprise.
He additionally urged the folks of the state to not hesitate to avail the safety businesses of the mandatory data to assist deal with insecurity.
The governor expressed appreciation to the varied arms of presidency and Bayelsans at giant for his or her position in guaranteeing that the state remained peaceable and referred to as for all palms to be on deck to maintain the prevailing peace.
He famous that as a state in dire want of improvement, it can’t afford the destruction of private and non-private properties, stressing that Bayelsa was in a race to satisfy up with different states.
His phrases: “I recognize all Bayelsans, leaders and followers alike for guaranteeing that the state is among the most peaceable in Nigeria.
“We’re a folks in dire want of improvement. We’re in a race to meet up with different states. So, we can’t afford to destroy something that’s an edifice of improvement in Bayelsa.
“I name on all of us to be vigilant and to maintain an eye fixed to guard our state from any group of individuals bent on violence.
“As Ijaw folks, we’re peace-loving. We welcome guests. Nevertheless, this state wouldn’t welcome anybody that wishes to destroy our peace. This state would stand in opposition to anyone who imports violence to Bayelsa.”
The state helmsman assured that his authorities would proceed to accord precedence to the safety of lives and property.
On the difficulty of open grazing, Governor Diri stated it remained banned within the state and thanked the committee for a job properly completed.
He stated the legislation in opposition to open grazing had come to remain and can be enforced within the curiosity of peace and safety of the state.