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We will provide facilities for new varsities’ takeoff: Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has pledged to provide the major facilities needed for the full take-off of the three newly established universities in the state, within the limits of available resources.

PDP must remain strong, united for 2023- Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said on Tuesday that the South-South zone would continue to remain strong and united in the quest by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reclaim power in 2023.

Jakande, an astute politician, distinguished democrat: Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the government and the people of Lagos State over the death of its first civilian governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande.

PDP okays Delta govt’s decision to legislate on gas plant location

The PDP on Sunday described Delta government’s decision to legislate on the location of gas plants in the state as a step in the right direction.

COVID-19: Okowa’s CPS distributes face masks to schools

Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Friday, distributed face masks to staff and pupils of public schools in Illah community, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.

Delta SEC approves reconstruction of Orhuwhorun road, others

Delta State Government, on Friday, approved the widening and rehabilitation of the 2.1 kilometres Orhunwhorun Road in Udu Local Government Area of the state at a total cost of N398.2 million.

Okowa salutes Tambuwal at 55

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has felicitated his Sokoto State counterpart and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, as he turned 55 on Sunday.

Youth empowerment high on my priority – Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said that the empowerment of youths is high on his administration’s agenda as their engagement will engender peace in the state.

Okowa mourns Chico Ejiro

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed sadness over the passing away of veteran Nollywood filmmaker, Mr Chico Ejiro, who died on Friday in Lagos after a brief illness.

Okowa salutes Saraki at 58

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has congratulated former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki as he turns 58 on Saturday.

Delta schools to resume Monday

Mr Patrick Ukah, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in Delta, said both public and private schools would resume academic activities on Nov. 2 after a week break.

#EndSARS: Delta postpones 2021 budget presentation

Delta Government on Thursday postponed its proposed 2021 budget presentation to the House of Assembly due to the ongoing #EndSARS protests by youths.

#EndSARS: Okowa condemns killing of Corporal Etaga Stanley

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has condemned the alleged killing of a policeman and injuring of another during the #ENDSARS protest in Ughelli on...

Delta to recruit 40 pharmacists to bridge manpower deficiency

Delta Government on Monday, gave approval for the employment of 40 pharmacists to bridge the manpower deficiency of pharmaceutical personnel in government hospitals across the state.

Environmentalist lauds Okowa’s urban renewal programmes

Dr Newton Jibunoh, Environmental Crusader and Founder, Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE) has lauded Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa led government of Delta on its urban renewal and beautification programmes.

Interagency cooperation: Okowa lauds army in Delta

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commended the Nigerian Army for its cooperation with other security agencies in tackling security challenges in the state.

Delta NYSC Camp: Okowa inaugurates 700 capacity hostel

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Thursday, assured management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) of the state government’s continued support to the scheme.

Okowa has reduced unemployment – Prof Eboh

The Delta Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof. Eric Eboh, on Thursday said that Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa had successfully reduced youth unemployment through the state’s job creation scheme.

Delta governor calls for screening of pilgrims

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called for a thorough screening of Jerusalem pilgrims to prevent abscondment in future.

How Ogbemudia influenced Delta’s sports record – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday attributed the sterling prowess of the state in sports to the initiative of late Samuel Ogbemudia as military governor of defunct Bendel State.

Gov. Okowa appoints 11 permanent secretaries

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has approved the appointment of 11 Permanent Secretaries (PS) in the state.

Delta welcomes dredging of Warri Ports

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday said the state government was accelerating completion of Ughelli-Asaba dual carriageway to accommodate expected heavy traffic from Warri Port when dredging of second part of Escravos bar would be completed.

Okowa mourns Okonjo-Iweala’s father’s death

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Okowa to Team Delta: Retain Youth Games trophy

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged Team Delta to go all out to retain the trophy at the 5th National Youth Games (NYG) holding in Ilorin, Kwara.

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa extols Akeredolu at 63

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday felicitated with his Ondo State counterpart, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, who turned 63 years on July 21.

Osinbajo inaugurates 650 housing units project in Delta

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, inaugurated 650 affordable housing units comprising 192 one-bedroom, 230 two-bedroom semi-detached terrace and 228 three-bedroom bungalows near Asaba.

7th Delta Assembly: Okowa seeks cooperation for stronger state

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called for adequate cooperation from the newly inaugurated 7th Delta House of Assembly to forge the state.

Delta governor swears in senior political adviser

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday swore in Chief Funkekeme Solomon as his Senior Political Adviser (SPA), saying the position is not for a ”neophyte”.

Okowa wants God-fearing leaders to take charge of Nigeria

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says only God-fearing leaders that will serve the yearnings and aspirations of the people in every facet of national...

Irregular migration: Okowa inaugurates 17-Man Task Force

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Friday, inaugurated a high-powered 17-man Task Force to check human trafficking and irregular migration in the state.

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