Jonathan congratulates new Bayelsa governor

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Immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday congratulated Bayelsa State Governor Duoye Diri on his swearing in.

Jonathan issued the felicitations in several tweets.

Titled: “CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR DOUYE DIRI , the message reads:

I congratulate His Excellency, Senator Douye Diri who was sworn in today as the 5th Civilian Governor of Bayelsa State, in compliance with the Supreme court verdict of yesterday, 13th February 2020.

“As Governor, the responsibility of building hope and sustaining peace across the State now lies on your shoulders.

“Your journey to Creek Haven is a divine one, so I advise you to use the position to do good to humanity and pursue the development of the State in order to write your name in gold.

“You have worked with me before as a commissioner, so I am without doubt that you will live up to the expectations of our people.

“I call on all Bayelsans to be law-abiding, peaceful and embrace this transition in all sincerity, and work together towards a united and prosperous State.
Congratulations Your Excellency.
GEJ”