Category Archives: Events

05 May
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N150bn bridging finance not loan – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said N150 billion “Bridging Finance” facility was not a fresh loan but an advance from the N270 billion owed the state by the Federal Government. Okowa stated this on Thursday at the quarterly media briefing ...

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05 May
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Place premium on protection of public infrastructure, Okowa urges Deltans

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, called on Deltans to place high premium on the protection of public infrastructure in the state. Okowa made the call while responding to questions at the quarterly media chat with journalists held at ...

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21 Apr
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Moral Decadence: Okowa lauds Church’s role in child-upbringing

Delta Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has reiterated that religious bodies, especially churches have critical roles to play in moral up-bringing of children. He said that the society relied greatly on the church for development of the child, particularly as ...

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11 Mar
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More universities in Delta necessary – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday deplored criticism by leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that the state government was proliferating universities with the recent establishment of three new ones in the state, saying it was ...

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16 Dec
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Okowa signs 2022 Appropriation Bill of N479bn

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday in Asaba assented to the state’s 2022 Appropriation Bill of N479 billion. The governor also signed five other Bills, including Delta State House of Assembly Service Establishment Bill 2021, Delta State Registration of ...

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14 Dec
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Anti-Open Grazing: Delta gets Livestock Management Committee

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, inaugurated a 19-member Livestock Management Committee as part of the provisions of the anti-open grazing law recently enacted in the state. Inaugurating the committee at Government House, Asaba, the governor charged the ...

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30 Nov
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Okowa says Asaba Leisure Park, Film Village ready Feb. 2022

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday, said Asaba Leisure Park and Film Village being executed by his administration would be ready for inauguration in February, 2022. Speaking at his quarterly interaction with newsmen at Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba, ...

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30 Nov
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COVID-19 Variant: Okowa urges Nigerians to embrace vaccination

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Nigerians to take the COVID-19 vaccines, saying that vaccination was safe and that no death had been recorded as a result of administration of the vaccine in the country. Okowa made ...

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16 Nov
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Fighting unemployment key to ending insecurity – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, urged government at all levels to work hard to reduce unemployment and check rising insecurity in Nigeria. Okowa made the call when he received participants of Course 44 of Armed Forces Command ...

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15 Nov
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Okowa urges leaders to speak truth to followers

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, urged leaders to always speak truth to the people at all times for credibility in governance and welfare of the people. Okowa gave the charge while receiving All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders ...

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