Dame Jonathan resigns as Bayelsa perm sec

The battle line may have been drawn between the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan,

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And the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, over her purported resignation as a permanent secretary in the state civil service.

Dame Patience Jonathan, who is popularly referred to as ‘Super Perm Sec’ was appointed in July 2012 by the Dickson administration,The battle line may have been drawn between the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, and the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, over her purported resignation as a permanent secretary in the state civil service.

Dame Patience Jonathan, who is popularly referred to as ‘Super Perm Sec’ was appointed in July 2012 by the Dickson administration, five months after his inauguration.

It was a move that drew criticism across the state and the country, as the governor was accused of overstepping his moral bounds to appoint Patience Jonathan as one of the 17 new permanent secretaries in the state.

A source told our correspondent that the 57-yearold Patience Jonathan left the service voluntarily, while other sources claimed she resigned due to a shouting match between her and the governor over issues bordering on the politics of the state.

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