Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, on Tuesday inaugurated a 41-member Transition Committee in readiness for the inauguration of the incoming administration.
The Committee which has the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Kemela Okara, as Chairman, also has Mr Talford Ongolo as Deputy Chairman and Mr Luka Obiri as Secretary.
Members of the committee, which includes all serving Commissioners, five Permanent Secretaries and political appointees were inaugurated on Tuesday at the Governor’s Conference Room, Government House, Yenagoa.
A statement by Fidelis Soriwei, Dickson’s Chief Press Secretary, said the constitution of the Transition Committee was in line with the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.