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28 May
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UN lauds Okowa on rural development agenda

The United Nations has lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his efforts at developing rural communities in the state. UN’s Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, gave the commendation on Thursday night at a state banquet ...

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27 May
0

Delta seeks UN’s partnership against human trafficking, irregular migration

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said the State Government would partner the United Nations to curb human trafficking and irregular migration in the state. Okowa stated this when the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr ...

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Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (4th right); his Deputy, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro (4th left); Senator James Manager (3rd right); Senator Biobarakuma Degi (3rd left); Senator Matthew Urhoghide (2nd left); Senator Francis Alimikhena (2nd right); Senator Moses Cleopas (right) and Speaker, Delta state house of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori,(left)during a courtesy call by the Senate sub- Committee on review of the 1999 Constitution on the Governor in Government House, Asaba
26 May
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Okowa says Nigeria needs new Constitution, not amendment

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday said Nigeria needed a new Constitution, not amendment to accommodate emerging issues of good governance and greater interest of Nigerians. Okowa stated this when he received on courtesy visit, the Senate Sub-Committee ...

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26 May
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Returned £4.2m: Not in our coffers yet-Delta Govt

Delta State Government on Wednesday said it had not received from the Federal Government the 4.2 million pounds returned by the United Kingdom. It said that although the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris, had disclosed on Tuesday before ...

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25 May
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Okowa congratulates Edwin Clark at 94

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark, on his 94th birth anniversary. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Tuesday, the governor paid glowing tributes to the elder statesman, ...

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24 May
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Okowa says Delta has improved access to justice

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said his administration had taken steps to improve access to justice in the state with the creation of more courts and judicial divisions. The governor disclosed this in Asaba at the swearing-in ...

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24 May
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Okowa congratulates Justice Umukoro at 65

Governor of Delta, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Chief Judge of the state, Justice Marshal Umukoro, on his 65th birth anniversary. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, said Justice Umukoro was one who ...

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23 May
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Ranching alternative to open grazing – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the Federal Government to support willing states to establish ranches as alternative to open grazing. Okowa made the call on Sunday at the third session of the 15th Synod of Asaba ...

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23 May
0

What we must do to develop Nigeria ― Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa has said that for Nigeria to truly develop as a nation, there must be a partnership between government and the people, predicated on equity, fairness and justice. The governor stated this at a State ...

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22 May
0

Okowa mourns COAS, Gen. Attahiru

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Army and the Attahiru family on the tragic death of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, describing the incident as deeply saddening In ...

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