Bayelsa govt appoints Jonathan as Honorary Special Adviser

Governor Seriake Dickson on Friday announced the appointment of former President Goodluck Jonathan as the honorary special adviser to oversee the recently launched Education Development Trust Fund (EDTF)

Dickson, who disclosed this during his remarks at the official launching of the education trust fund in Yenagoa, said that the former leader will take charge and supervises the collection of donations for the trust fund.


He said: “Let me commend our leader, the former president for his educational strides during his time as the governor of this state, he laid the solid foundation for our educational system, that is why I have the honour to appoint him as the honorary special adviser to oversee the collection of donations for the education trust fund.“

“With this appointment, he will sit on the board of Bayelsa state education development trust fund, as a former teacher, an educationist, he has enough experience to drive the board to success.“


“The restoration government under my leadership has invested over N80 billion in building and upgrading infrastructures in schools to help mold the future of our children.“

Responding, the former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, who commended the state government’s efforts in educational development of the state, promised to do his best to persuade all Bayelsans to support the education trust fund.

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