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09 May
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Inter-state Lockdown: Okowa monitors compliance, warns violators

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday warned that unauthorized vehicles entering the state in violation of restriction in inter-state movement ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to stem spread of COVID-19 around the country would be impounded. Besides, the ...

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09 May
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Okowa condoles Tambuwal over uncle’s death 

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on the passing away of his uncle, Shiekh Haruna Usman. Sheikh Haruna died in his hometown of Tambuwal at the age of 96 on ...

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05 May
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Delta is 2nd least poor state in Nigeria – NBS

The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Delta ranked as second least poor state in the country. The bureau, in its latest Poverty Index Report, ranked Delta second after Lagos among the states with low poverty rate, and said that ...

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05 May
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Ensure stronger PDP at grassroots, Esiso urges PDP LG chairmen 

The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta, Chief Kingsley Esiso, has urged chairmen of the party in the state’s 25 local government areas to attain a stronger and more united PDP in their areas. Esiso made the call ...

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04 May
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Face mask defaulters risk quarantine in Isolation Centre – DTSG

Delta Government has warned that anyone seen in public without face mask would be taken to any of the Isolation Centres in the state. Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known in Asaba on Monday ...

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02 May
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COVID-19: Caring for daily income-earners our major challenge — Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, said the state faced a major challenge in dealing with the informal sector in the prevailing lockdown aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. He said this on Saturday at “The Platform”, the Annual ...

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01 May
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May Day: Okowa salutes workers, pledges improved welfare

As workers in Nigeria and across the globe mark Labour Day on May 1, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has felicitated with those in the state and commended them for their support and contributions to the growth and development of ...

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30 Apr
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Okowa condoles with Adamawa Governor over mother’s death 

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to his Adamawa counterpart, Umaru Fintiri, on the death of his mother, Hajiya Fatima Badami. Hajiya Badami reportedly died on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Federal Medical Centre, Yola, after a ...

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29 Apr
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COVID-19: Delta gets testing centre

Delta Government on Wednesday said it had established a testing centre for COVID-19. Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, made this known while inaugurating the laboratory at Asaba Specialist Hospital, and said that the centre would enable the ...

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29 Apr
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COVID-19: Why Delta partially relaxed lockdown — Okowa’s spokesman

Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Delta Governor, has explained that Tuesday’s announcement of relaxation of the lockdown in the state was predicated on the governor’s compassion for citizens, saying it was to rekindle micro and small business activities. ...

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