Category Archives: News Reel

30 Aug
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Delta engages citizens on 2022 budget

Delta Government on Monday reiterated readiness to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in harnessing the abundant human and natural resources to transform the state into one of the most developed in the country. The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Barry Pere-Gbe, ...

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29 Aug
0

Okowa mourns legendary musician, Victor Uwaifo

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the Uwaifo family, Bini kingdom and music buffs over the passing of legendary musician, Professor Victor Uwaifo. He also condoled with the Government and people of Edo on the demise of the renowned musician, ...

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28 Aug
0

Gbajabiamila, Okowa, Wase, others bid mama Nwokolo farewell

Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and wife, Edith, Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Wase, were among dignitaries, who bade Mrs Grace Nwokolo farewell as her remains were committed to mother earth ...

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28 Aug
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Delta at 30: Okonjo-Iweala, Ovia, Elumelu, Clark others receive awards

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday said the state had in its three decades of existence been a potpourri of diversity and inclusion, trials and triumphs and growth and stability. He stated this at the Gala and Award ...

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25 Aug
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Bad governance, ethno-religious conflicts, bane of Nigeria’s unity – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said bad governance, ethno-religious conflicts and lack of faith in electoral process were major causes of disunity in Nigeria. Okowa stated this in his keynote address at the 2021 Annual Lecture and ...

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25 Aug
0

Delta confirms outbreak of Avian influenza

Delta Government on Wednesday confirmed the fresh outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as Bird Flu with an estimated population of 164,473 birds so far affected in farms across seven Local Government Areas of the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture ...

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25 Aug
0

Okowa condoles with families of 7 road accident victims

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent his deepest condolences to the families of seven women who died in a road accident on the Orogun-Agbarha road in the state. The women, all from Bonadi and were returning from a marriage ...

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24 Aug
0

Delta at 30: We’re now more united as a state – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, said Deltans were now more united than they were when the state was created 30 years ago. Okowa stated this at a Stakeholders Interactive Forum in Asaba as part of the activities ...

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24 Aug
0

Delta hands over Asaba Airport to concessionaire

Delta Government, on Monday, formally handed over the Asaba International Airport to the management of Asaba Airport Company which emerged victorious during the concessioning of the airport. The Asaba International Airport was concessioned to Asaba Airport Company on February 23, ...

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24 Aug
0

Okowa congratulates Sultan of Sokoto at 65

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, as he clocks 65 years. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor commended the Sultan for ...

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