The appointment was confirmed yesterday the 20th of June 2017 by the governor himself and was formalized and to be announced on radio and Tv today the 21st of June 2017. This decision was a product of the governors belief in Asu Ekiye's ability to reposition the entertainment industry in the state and to spotlight the latent entertainment based gifting of the people of Bayelsa state to the world .The appointment also has the portfolio of Special adviser on Culture. Asu Ekiye is regarded as exceptional in the area of projecting the culture of the Niger Delta people both in his dressing and his music. He is being positioned as a cultural ambassador and will recommend Programs and policies to bolster the cultural export of Bayelsa to the world.
It is indeed a new dawn for Asu Ekiye.