Henry Seriake Dickson and Fidelis Soriwei

NEWS DIGEST – Fidelis Soriwei has been appointed as the new chief press secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson.

Mr Soriwei until his new role, was the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations.

He takes over from Francis Ottah-Agbo, who has since resigned from the position, contested and elected a member of the Federal House of Representatives for the Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo, Federal Constituency of Benue State, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

A statement by the Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said Mr. Soriwei’s appointment, which has been approved by Governor Seriake Dickson, is with immediate effect.

Mr Soriwei, a journalist, joined the Bayelsa government after over two decades of professional practice.