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Bayelsa Guber: Why Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali Should Be Gov Dickson Successor 



Amb (Dr) Godknows B. Igali, OON

Bayelsa Guber: Why Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali Should Be Gov Dickson Successor

…Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali, PhD, knows the plights and feelings of the average Bayelsans and non-Bayelsans living in Bayelsa state, Amb Igali facilities the peace between MEND and the Federal Government



Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali was on the 4th April, 1960 in the oil rich bearing community of Oporoma (Run River) Bayelsa state


Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali holds among others, B.A in History, Masters in International Law and Diplomacy and PhD in Politics and International Studies


Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali joined the Federal Civil Service at the age of 22 years and served the country all over the world and carried out some very critical National Assignments including dealing with peace and security issues, and also specialized on Economic and National Development, He is the brain behind MEND and The Federal Government peace committee that brought peace to the oil rich Niger Delta region. He helps hundreds of companies around the world, especially from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and their associates from European to make huge investment in Nigeria.

* Special Assistant/Adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo

* Secretary to the Bayelsa State Government under Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

* Honorary Adviser/Liaison Officer to the President Obasanjo and Yar’Adua on Niger Delta that bring MEND to the negotiating table with the Federal Government

* He also help creating the nexus between Water, Agriculture and Food Security as well as Energy: like the construction of dams and irrigation

* In the Federal Ministry of Power. He embarked on heavy sector reforms and focused on stabilizing and improving electricity supply in the country, He was directly responsible for the takeoff of major Dams and Power television projects including attracting over $10 billion to such projects like Zungeru hydro project, Mambilla hydro project, Kashimbila hydro project, Transmission Company of Nigeria and Rural Electrification projects which many of those projects has being completed today.

*Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali assisted over one hundred and twenty (120) persons to obtain scholarship to study abroad: most of them are PhD holders today

* Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali stood as guarantor for hundreds and assisted them to obtain visa to study abroad

* Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali secure direct employment of over three hundred (300 Bayelsans and non-Bayelsans in the Federal Civil Service including Director level

* Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali place about two hundred and fifty (250) persons into the various armed forces in the country

* Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali arranged the training and rehabilitation of over two hundred (200) Nigerians in Cameroun for 18 months in various skills while serving as Consul General of Nigeria to Cameroun

* Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali also arranged the training of one hundred and forty (140) Bayelsa youths for 1 year in Seamanship in Norway while serving as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) of Bayelsa

* Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali also arranged the training of hundreds Bayelsa youths in Denmark and Sweden while serving as Ambassador.

* Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali also arranged specialized training on electrical systems and applications of one hundred (100) Niger Delta youths in France

*Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali embarked on several other youth empowerment and investment programmes in the Niger Delta

*Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali initiated and implemented rural electrification projects ( including solar lights) over 30 communities)

*Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali award the contracts for revamping the Peremabiri rice project and Ogbia (Kolo and Otueke) rice project

*Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali initiated and implemented N3.6 billion Bayelsa Power improvement project which include supply of 3×30 MVA transformers at Gbarantoru

*Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali initiated over 30 rural water schemes in 30 communities across the state

*Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali initiated and completed N6 billion project of Bayelsa Central Water scheme at Otueke and many more projects.

Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali life has been in one services to another, in every service. He performance extremely well and make impact at all levels. With Amb. Godknows Igali as the next governor of Bayelsa state. There will be total transformation in all sectors and unemployment, cultism and youth restiveness in Bayelsa state will be a thing of the pass, with Amb. Godknows Boladei Igali as governor, Bayelsa State is in “Safe Hand”.

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