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… says Bayelsa is financially upright

… assures of Christmas package for civil servants

Bayelsa State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Maxwell Ebibai, today held the monthly Transparency Briefing covering the three months of August, September and October 2023.

Mr. Ebibai who gave a vivid accounts of income and expenditures of the state within the three months denounced wrong financial rating of the State, insisting that Bayelsa State is financially upright to take care of her obligations.

He also assured Civil Servants of the State that the government is coming up with Christmas packages for them.

The Commissioner in the same vein addressed the issues of palliatives recently distributed to the people.

“On the issue of palliatives, first, I guess a lot of us are aware that in October, November palliatives were distributed in the State.

In addition to that, some considerations are going on and possibly before the end of the week, there will be additional things that will get to our Civil Servants and others,” Ebibai said.

In an opening remarks, the Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, Mr. Ayibaina Duba, appreciated the media for their balanced and fair reportage during the last election which returned the Prosperity Government to power.

Other top government functionaries who joined the Finance Commissioner at the Transparency Briefing are Technical Adviser on Treasury, Accounts and Revenue, Mr. Timipre Seipulou, the Accountant-General of the State, Tokoni Ifidi, and Director-General, Bayelsa Government New Media, Dr. Kola Oredipe.

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