Leisure Park, a people centered project- Ejiofor

Fidelia Ben-Udi The Honorable Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor has once again applauded the Governor Okowa Administration as he referred the Leisure park and film village as a people centered project.  The Commissioner who happens to be the head of the overseeing directorate of the project made this assertion during an oversight function, by the House Committee on Arts, Culture and Tourism.  He assured that Delta…

DTSG Introduces New Programs to YAGEP

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh The Delta State Government has introduced Apiculture in its Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in addition to Fish, Crop, Piggery and Poultry Productions in the 2020/2021 Cycle. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer in charge of the Delta Job and Wealth Creation Bureau disclosed this innovation in a one-day Orientation and…

States’ve rights to collect VAT, say Govs Okowa, Emmanuel

The raging controversy over Value Added Tax, VAT, continued yesterday with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, and his counterpart in Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, insisting that collection of the tax remained the responsibility of states. While Okowa said states were were prepared and positioned to collect the tax which he described as consumption…

Okowa mourns Mary Iyasere

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed sadness on the passing of his Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development, Chief (Mrs) Mary Iyasere. Iyasere, a lawyer and renowned entrepreneur, reportedly died in the early hours of Thursday in Benin after a brief illness. She was 68. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr…