Bayelsa State Governor –Elect, Chief David Lyon has appointed loyalists of Former President Goodluck Jonathan , defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), members of the All Progressive Congress(APC) governorship campaign council, serving and former lawmakers and technocrats into the APC 59-man transition committee.
The committee is headed by a former deputy-governor Rt Hon Werinipre Seibarugu while a former head of service, Chief Obegha Oworibo would serve as secretary.
Loyalists of Jonathan that made the list include Rt Hon Claudius Enegesi, Mr Mike Ogiasa, and the acting paramount ruler of Jonathan’s community Otuoke , Chief Moses Otazi. Other names on the list are three former APC governorship aspirants, Prince Ebitimi Amgbare, Prof Ongoebi Maureen Etebu and CP Dieseye Poweigha(rtd). Two Federal lawmakers, Hon Israel Sunny- Goli, member Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency and his colleague representing Southern Ijaw Federal Constituency, Hon Preye Influence Oseke are also on the list.
Other names on the lists are junior brother to incumbent Bayelsa deputy- governor, Hon Gabriel Jonah, Prof Millionaire F. N Abowei, Engr Fakuma Ilagha, Dr Dennis Otiotio, the alternate Director-General of the David Lyon campaign organization, Prof Seiyefa Brisibe, Mr James Ayobegha and Chief Beinmo Spiff.
Also on the list Chief Ate Beredugo, Chief Diekivie Ikiogha, Sen Nimi-Barigha Amange, Hon Gamene Difurutorgu, Lady Ann Netiman, Mr Eddy Orubo, Hon David Oboma , Hon Amalanyo Yousuo , Hon Ndutimi Komonibo, Hon Donald Egberibin, Chief Iboro Idega, Mr Godknows Powell, a former member of the House of Representative, Hon Nadu Karibo, Mr Rex Ogbuku, Chief Abel Ebifemowei, and Captain Mathew Karimo
Others include Mr. Livingstone Kipus, Mr Augustine Pabo, Chief Alex Ekiotenne, Dr Ebikitin Diongoli, Mr Furuebi Freeborn Akene, Mrs Gloria Izonfuo, Hon Salvation Tuesday, Hon Stella Dorgu, Mr Inimo Orubemienkumo, Mr Alabo Martin, Mr Whyte Rhodesia, Hon Samuel Tangi, Dr Theodore Allison, O. J Martins, Amb Augustus Osuomo. Hon R. J Etolor, Mr Onini Nelson Izonebi, Hon Ebianga Egain, Sir Churchill Williams, Chief Stephen Ogula, Selekeye Ben Victor,Chief Stephen Bekefula, Hon Henry Ofongo, Hon Ayibakuro Nelson, Mr Ebi Ogionwo and Dr. Mabel Ogon.