The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, dropped political differences with the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in far away United States when he called on international community to support the recent call by President Muhammadu Buhari for global collaboration against terrorism.
Dickson is of the Peoples Democratic Party, the opposition party while Buhari belongs to APC
The gulf between the two parties closed up when Dickson solicited support for Buhari’s drive to tackle the menace of terrorism in the country.
In a statement issued on Saturday by Dickson’s Chief Press Secretary, Francis Agbo, said the Governor spoke during an interactive session at the Convention of Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington DC. United States.
Dickson, who was invited to deliver a speech at the convention, insisted that the international community must close ranks to tackle the problems of environmental pollution and terrorism.
“He called for global support to tackle environmental pollution and the fight against terrorism.
“The Governor also urged the international community to heed President Muhammadu Buhari’s call for global collaboration against terrorism,” the statement said.
Dickson said Bayelsa was the safest and most stable state in the Niger Delta region, adding that the state and the country were safe haven for investments.
He said his administration had created a conducive environment for businesses to thrive and assured investors of high return on investments in the state.
The statement also quoted the Chairperson of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Sheila Jackson Lee, as commending Dickson for placing Bayelsa on the path of development, prosperity and peace.