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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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26 Jun
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Okowa tasks States’ legislatures on constitutional amendment

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called on States’ Houses of Assembly to ensure that the Constitutional Amendment Bill is passed when passed to them by the National Assembly. Okowa made the call on Friday when he received the Conference ...

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24 Jun
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Nobody can pitch me against my predecessors – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said he would not be distracted by attempts by some highly placed members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to pitch him against his predecessors. Speaking while receiving hundreds ...

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23 Jun
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Delta will sustain widows welfare scheme – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said his administration will sustain its widows welfare scheme aimed at ameliorating the plights of the less privileged widows in the state. Okowa disclosed this during the opening ceremony of the “First ...

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