GTB 737 banner
Bayelsa: Dickson declares war on ghost workers Strenghtens whistleblowing policy with launch of “Countriman Direct”

By Grand News on 19/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 2,096

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday intensified the ongoing campaign against the endemic fraud in the state by launching a programme named “Countriman Direct”. The programme is code named "Operation Flush out Payroll Fraud." The programme is designed to give the citizens the opportunity to communicate directly with the governor on security, fraud and related issues in the country.

The four dedicated lines released by the Governors for the programme are 07068405809, 07011938880, 09083485732, 08056085520.

The Contriman Direct is designed to give the citizens the opportunity to communicate directly with the governor under assured protection.

Launching the project, the Governor stressed that all information from concerned citizens would be treated with confidentiality. The programme also provided  two email addresses: and contriman to enable interested members of the public to send emails directly to the Governor. The programme has a twitter handle named @contrimandirect.

Dickson called on Bayelsa people to take advantage of the programme to support his campaign against fraud by blowing the whistle on payroll fraudsters. The governor urged the citizens to utilize the opportunity by sending text messages to the lines directly to him as they would be monitored and analyzed every morning.

He described the payroll fraud as a crime against humanity and the Ijaw nation which required a concerted effort to stop. Dickson said that coordinated action against payroll fraud would clean up the system and ensuremthat funds are saved for project execution in the education, healthcare, security, infrastructural development and security in the state. He said that the citizens had a responsibility to act against who receive salaries without going to work, those who received multiple salaries and others.

Source Grand News

Posted 19/10/2017 05:41 AM


Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Delta State Begins Another Round Skill Training

Flood: FG to compensate affected farmers

IBB canvasses dialogue for resolving disputes

Kidnapping: Judge hands-off Evans case

Delta Not Owing Workers Salaries

Ronaldo leads Forbes top 20 richest sportsmen

Ronaldo Is World’s Best Footballer

2019: US Envoy Seeks Free, Fair, Credible Elections...

Woman allegedly kills husband, three children, before committing...

Maritime University: FG increases take-off grant to N5billion...

Fayose released from EFCC custody

Trump talks tough over N/Korea missiles in Japan...


Trending News EPL: Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp Aims Dig At Manchester United’s Ole La Liga: Protests Force Postponement Of El-Clasico Court Halts NNPC Ongoing Job Recruitment Oyo To Pass Anti-Open Grazing Bill Before Month End Rivers, Julius Berger Sign Agreement For Construction Of Three Flyover Bridges Azagba Mixed Secondary School To Reopen On Monday- Ukah Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC Announces Closure Of Another Section Police Disperse Shiites Demonstration In Abuja Kogi Assembly Impeaches Dep-Gov Simon Achuba • Bello Names Onoja As New Dep-Gov EFCC Arrests Nine For Cybercrime In Enugu Death Stalls Trial N14bn Police Pension Fraud • EFCC Moves To Amend Charges Makinde Speaks Of Elaborate Water-tight Security Architecture •To Launch Vigilante Services


Most Read Asaba Masacre: Indigenes recall sad experience, warn IPOB against drums of war (339,406 views) Asaba Genocide : Soyinka, Kukah, Duke, others to speak at colloquium * Organisers roll out projects to immortalise victims. (337,469 views) Delta LG polls holds Jan. 6, 2018 (337,089 views) Bayelsa @ 21: Dickson calls for renewed hope (336,357 views) NIGERIA @ 57: Rededicate yourselves to Nigeria’s growth, Okowa tells elite (335,971 views) The Vagabonds Of Sambisa (3,144 views) BREAKING : Obiano wins Anambra governorship election (2,860 views) UNBELIEVABLE : Ghost Companies Lift N1.1tr Crude Oil In 10 Months (2,734 views) One On One Session With Atiku Abubakar, GCON (2,731 views) Glo-sponsored Onitsha Ofala Festival Begins (2,635 views) RUSSIA 2018: Nigeria in ‘trouble’ (2,516 views) The Rise And Fall Of Jacob Zuma (2,475 views)


SECTIONS News (898) Breaking News (19) Business & Economy (329) Politics & Policy (575) Niger Delta (263) Interviews (3) Sports (191) Entertainment (52) Stock & Forex Watch (0) Foreign (216) Sound Bite (4) Health (40) Editorials (1) Columnists (4) Letters (1) Opinions (27) Cartoons (0)



Rochas Okorochas Declare War On Buhari, Tinubu & Oshiomohole


APO Group Partner