Diaspora Focal Office

Here are a few of the common ones that we get, along with their answers.

As questions arise, we will add them to this lists of FAQs. Please do contact us if any of your questions are not answered here.

When was the Diaspora office founded?

It was founded in June 2021 and Dr. Dressman was nominated as the as the Diaspora Focal Officer for Bayelsa State.

When did the Diaspora office start its operation?

We began operation immediately thereafter

Where is the corporate headquarters of the mission?

We are headquartered in the State Secretariat. However, the officer could also be reached at her private office in Kpansia.

How many people does the focal office employ?

Given that the mission is relatively new, we are still in the formation phase.

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The Diaspora Office is not there to replace any ministry, it it there rather to compliment and augment the work of the various ministries, Sensitising them on the importance and value of Diaspora contribution, Foreign Direct Investments in the state and also support development of new policies should the need arise.

Why join the DFO Partnership?

Endorsing the DFO (Diaspora Focal Officer) Partnership means joining all countries and very many organisations that are working together to ensure funding, time and knowledge bring about the maximum impact for development.

Who should I contact if I want to learn more about the DFO services?

Please contact RosaLyn Dressman at this Email Address