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30 Jun
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University of Delta medical faculty in Agbor, not Owa-Alero – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said College of Medicine of University of Delta, Agbor, would be sited at Agbor, not Owa-Alero as being speculated in some quarters of the state Okowa made the clarification when he led ...

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29 Jun
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AfCFTA: Delta ready to collaborate with FG – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday assured that his administration would partner the Federal Government towards domesticating the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. He gave the assurance in a meeting with a Federal Government Trade delegation led ...

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29 Jun
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Okowa wants regular training for judiciary workers

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday swore in Justice Theresa Diai as Chief Judge of Delta State and Justice Patience Elumeze as President of the Customary Court of Appeal. The Governor while swearing in the judges at the ...

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29 Jun
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Okowa congratulates Dein of Agbor at 44

Governor of Delta, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Dein of Agbor, Benjamin Ikenchukwu, Keagborekuzi 1, on his 44th birthday. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, on Tuesday, in Asaba, Okowa extolled the sterling qualities of ...

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28 Jun
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Delta spends N1.3bn monthly on pensions

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the state government spent N1.3 billion monthly in servicing pension obligations to its retirees. Okowa made this known while swearing in nine Special Advisers and Chairman, Bureau of State Pensions, at Government ...

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28 Jun
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Okowa mourns Delta lawmaker, Kenneth Ogba

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden demise of a member of the state’s House of Assembly, Mr Kenneth Ogba. The lawmaker, who was representing Isoko South Constituency I, reportedly slumped and died ...

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27 Jun
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Delta’s Economy Grows By 51% In 6 years As Non-oil Sector Boosts GDP

The size of Delta State’s economy has risen by 51 percent in four years with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) hitting N4.471 trillion in 2019, from N2.961 trillion in 2015, with crude oil and gas playing lesser role in driving ...

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27 Jun
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Okowa says putting God first guarantees success

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has urged Nigerians to always put their trust in God in order to enjoy all round success. Okowa made the call in his remark at the 60th birth anniversary thanksgiving service for Evangelist Mrs Ngozi ...

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27 Jun
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Okowa says Nigeria’s strength lies in citizens’ collective unity

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Nigerians not to compromise the country’s unity as its strength lay in citizens’ collective bond. Okowa made the call in his remark at a state banquet in honour of members of Conference ...

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26 Jun
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Separation of powers imperative for good governance – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that separation of power, checks and balances were imperative for good governance in a presidential system of government. Okowa stated this in a keynote address he delivered at the 2021 Second Quarter ...

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