The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Dickson, yesterday took his first major decisions with the sack of all political appointees and the freezing of the state accounts, asking the appointees that served his successor, Timipre Sylva, and the acting governor, Nestor Binabo to return government property in their possession.
Mr. Dickson also appointed Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson and Mr. Alfred Egbegi to serve his administration as media and publicity aides.
According to the statements monitored yesterday in Yenagoa, Governor Dickson appointed Markson Senior Special Assistant on Media and Public Affairs with effect from February 14, 2012.
Markson, a broadcaster, worked with the Federal Radio Corporation (FRCN), Lagos, for many years before he resigned to run a public relations firm, DMB Public Relations Limited, where he leads a team of PR consultants and advisers.
He has over 18 media/public relations experience and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Relations from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.