Category Archives: Press Briefing

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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28 Apr
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Why we’re seeking N150bn bridging finance facility – Delta Govt

Delta State Government has said it was seeking N150billion bridging finance facility to pay for the completion of some critical on-going legacy projects awarded by past and present administrations. The government further explained that the facility would also take care ...

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19 Jun
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Okowa congratulates Speaker Oborevwori on birth anniversary

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, on his birth anniversary on June 19. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Okowa joined ...

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04 Jun
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Okowa congratulates Douye Diri at 62

Governor of Delta, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Bayelsa counterpart, Senator Douye Diri, as he clocks 62 years. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, lauded Diri for his tremendous contributions, ...

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Okowa congratulates new CDS, Gen. Irabor
28 Jan
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Okowa congratulates new CDS, Gen. Irabor

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Major-General Leo Irabor  on his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa ...

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16 Jun
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Delta govt. to establish modular refinery

In its determination to create more jobs for citizens, Delta State Executive Council (EXCO) on Tuesday, approved the setting up of a modular refinery and commencement of work at an agro-industrial park in the state. The government also appointed a ...

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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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21 May
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COVID-19: Delta takes steps to reignite economy

Delta Government on Thursday said it had taken steps to grow the economy of the state amid the Coronavirus pandemic. State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this in Asaba while briefing newsmen on some of the decisions taken ...

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13 May
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Shun nepotism, Okowa charges aides

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday, charged political appointees in the state to be fair, equitable and shun nepotistic considerations in the discharge of their duties. The governor made the call while swearing in two new Special Advisers ...

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11 May
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Eschew frivolous injunctions, frequent adjournments, Okowa charges judges

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the judiciary to eschew granting of frivolous injunctions and ensure speedy dispensation of justice. The governor gave the charge on Monday in Asaba, while swearing-in five new judges in the state. He also ...

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