APC lawmaker lauds Diri for contributions to sports in Bayelsa

Yenagoa—The lawmaker representing Brass Constituency II in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Timi Omubo Agala has lauded Governor Douye Diri for his commitment and impact in the state sports sector since assuming office.

He made the remark while speaking during a dinner organized by the governor in honour of Bayelsa United.

Timi Omubo-Agala

The lawmaker averred that Diri has been bipartisan in his approach to governance.

“Your Excellency, you are a man and governor that has shown clear direction to Bayelsans that it does not matter what party you belong to, it doesn’t also matter what part of Bayelsa you come from, what is most important is that we are all Bayelsans.”

Omubo-Agala who is a member of the Bayelsa State House Committee on sports said there has been a significant improvement in all areas of the sports sector in the state since the governor took over the reins of power.

He assured governor Diri that the House Committee on Sports is always ready to support him in his efforts to grow the Bayelsa State sports sector.

He said, “Your Excellency, your coming onboard has brought a miraculous turnaround to the sports industry in Bayelsa state and the result speaks for itself.

“In short, Bayelsa has excelled in all areas since you came on board and the House Committee on sports is indeed glad we are ever ready your Excellency to always give you the needed support for the sports industry to grow.”

Omubo-Agala, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) further noted that the governor showed his desire to discover talented young footballers in the state with his hosting of the just concluded Prosperity Cup.

He, however, congratulated Diri and as well encouraged him to do more for sports.

Sports is one area through which Bayelsa is being sold to the world, he added.

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