25th May, 2014
The Bayelsa Government has called on community leaders and youths to mobilise support for the ongoing Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) distribution and Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).
This was contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, in Yenagoa.
It stated that government had put all the necessary machinery in place to ensure a hitch-free exercise across the state.
The statement stated that the Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Affairs, Chief Fred Agbedi, had been mandated to mobilise and coordinate the exercise in the local government areas.
It stated that security agencies had been put on red alert to ensure a peaceful exercise.
The statement warned persons with negative intentions to steer clear, stressing that those planning to foment trouble during the exercise would be prosecuted.