31 Jan

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has directed that the temporary Staff of the State owned Gloryland Children’s Home be offered immediate employment to ensure effective administration of the home.

Governor Dickson who gave the directive when he visited the orphanage in Yenagoa, as part of activities marking his 48th birthday
anniversary, also asked the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development to build an educational facility within the premises of the facility.

Presenting food items, beverages and toiletries to the home, the Governor also directed the Ministry to ensure that the children are enrolled in the best primary schools to give them a sense of belonging.

Governor Dickson, who described the orphanage as an important institution explained that he decided to celebrate his birthday by identifying with the children and urged other well meaning individuals to show love to the needy in society as their level of success would be measured by the positive impact made in the lives of the less privileged ones.

He commended the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social
Development, matron of the orphanage home as well as the workers for their selfless dedication to the welfare and development of the children.

In her response, Matron of the Gloryland Children’s Home, Mrs. Gladys Trust expressed appreciation to the Governor for the gesture, describing the visit as significant to the goals, aspirations and development of the children and the home in general.
She also thanked wife of the Governor, Dr. Rachel Dickson for her continued show of love and care for the orphanage and prayed God to grant Governor Dickson wisdom, divine favour and good health to pilot the affairs of the state.

Dignitaries, who accompanied the Governor are the Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, Secretary to the State Government, Professor Edmond Allison Oguru, members of the Executive Council and other top government officials.


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