Bayelsa State Symbols
The Coat of Arm
TRUTH, SERVICE & JUSTICE
- Truth connotes what the Ijaw man stands for.
- Justice connotes the need to ensure justice for everyone with fear, affection or favour.
- Service connotes the willingness of Ijaw people to always render service to mankind.
Denotes the aquatic mastery and strength of the people.
Shows the rugged and the amphibious nature of the people
Denotes strength, agility, resilience, and intellect of the people
Signifies the first oil well discovered in Nigeria located in the State which also has abundance of oil and gas resources.
The traditional occupation of the Ijaw people
The light on the people.
Denotes the craftsmanship of the Ijaw people
Denotes the greenery of Bayelsa State with mangroves crisscrossed by rivers, rivulets, streams, creeks, lakes and lagoons.
Signifies the rich agricultural endowment of the State.
Represents purity, honour and truthfulness of the people and their quest for justice.
Represents the abundance of waters and their inherent resources.
Represents the memory and sacrifices of our heroes.
Represents rich vegetation.
Represent the hopes and aspirations of our people.