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11 Apr
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COVID-19: Delta records third confirmed case, restates sit-at-home order

The Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday, disclosed that the state had recorded a third case of the COVID-19. He said in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, that the sample ...

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11 Apr
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Easter: Pray for Nigeria, Okowa urges Christians

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Christians to use the period of Easter to pray for Nigeria as the world battles the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, ...

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09 Apr
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COVID-19: Delta records death

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday night announced that a patient suspected to have contracted Coronavirus in the state had died. His Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, said in a statement in Asaba that the governor disclosed that ...

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09 Apr
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COVID-19: Centre for Communicable Diseases Asaba ready — Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday said the Centre for Communicable Diseases and Research built by the state government at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, was ready for use. The governor disclosed this while speaking to newsmen shortly after ...

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09 Apr
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COVID-19: Delta reviews 2020 budget

The Delta State Government has announced that it was taking steps to review the 2020 budget to reflect current economic realities occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known ...

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09 Apr
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COVID-19: Our palliatives won’t be political — Delta Govt

The Delta State Government has said that its palliatives being provided to cushion the effect of the lockdown in the state on the vulnerable as a result of COVID-19: Palliatives will not be distributed along political lines – Delta Govt ...

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09 Apr
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COVID-19: Oil marketers donate food, medical equipment to Delta govt

A consortium of petroleum products marketers in Delta have donated food items and medical equipment worth N100 million to the state government to support its measures at ameliorating the effects of ongoing lockdown on the people, occasioned by COVID-19. Making ...

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08 Apr
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Lockdown: Delta to go tough on defaulters

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has threatened to apply stricter measures to check disobedience of the state government’s directives on the lockdown in the state over the COVID-19 pandemic. This is at the backdrop of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ...

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07 Apr
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Okowa congratulates David Mark at 72

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated former President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, as he turns 72 on Wednesday, April 8. In a statement on Tuesday in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, the governor felicitated ...

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07 Apr
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COVID-19: NPDC donates medical items to Delta govt

The management of Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) on Tuesday donated medical items to Delta State Government to support the government’s measures at checking the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Making the donation at the Asaba Specialist Hospital, the ...

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