Category Archives: Events

12 Jun
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DEMOCRACY DAY: Okowa salutes Deltans, says better days ahead

As Deltans join other Nigerians to celebrate “Democracy Day” on June 12, the state Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with citizens and commended them for their support and contributions to the growth and development of the state. In ...

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08 Jun
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We will leave legacy of professionalism-driven civil service – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that his administration would leave a legacy of a professionalism-driven public sector, with zero tolerance for corruption. The governor gave the assurance on Monday in Asaba at the unveiling of Civil Service ...

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02 Jun
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Ogbogonogo fire disaster: Buhari Commiserates with victims

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, commiserated with victims of Ogbogonogo fire disaster, assuring that they would not bear the burden of the unfortunate incident alone. The President who spoke through the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, ...

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29 May
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Okowa marks 5 years in office, says God will revive economy

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday expressed optimism that as the world continued to battle the coronavirus pandemic, God would take away the challenge and revive the state and nation’s economies. He stated this at an interdenominational Thanksgiving ...

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25 May
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We’ve reduced poverty in Delta — Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday said his administration had worked hard and reduced poverty level in the state through numerous empowerment and job creation programmes. Okowa disclosed this in “Your View’’, an interview on TVC television via ...

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20 Mar
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Okowa reiterates need for true federalism

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, reiterated the need for proper restructuring of the country where the federating units could truly operate on the basis of equity, fairness and justice. Okowa made the assertion while receiving leaders of ...

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20 Mar
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COVID-19: Okowa orders closure of schools

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has directed closure of all primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state with effect from Thursday, March 26, 2020 for 30 days. Governor Okowa who gave the directive in a state broadcast at his ...

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17 Mar
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Delta has measures against trafficking of youths – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said the state government had taken measures, through programmes, to equip youths in the state with relevant skills that would enable them contribute to development of society. Okowa disclosed this when he ...

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12 Mar
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Niger Delta deserves more than 13% derivation – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, said oil-producing states deserved more than 13 per cent derivation from the Federation Account and demanded the release of the money already accruing to the states under the derivation principles. He made ...

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05 Mar
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South-South governors to set up regional security, demand full implementation of 13% Derivation

The Governors of the South-South states on Thursday announced their resolution to establish a regional security outfit to stem increasing criminal activities in the region. The governors, who met in Asaba, also resolved to insist on full implementation of 13 ...

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