Delta making progress in youth empowerment – Aniagwu

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, told GODWIN IJEDIOGOR of THE GUARDIAN in Asaba that the state government is happy with the progress being recorded in youth empowerment, which has contributed in reducing youth restiveness, and hopes that peace continues to reign in Warri over the Olu of Warri stool, among other issues.…

Okowa mourns veteran Nollywood actress, Rachael Oniga

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the Oniga family, Urhobo nation and Nollywood over the passing of veteran actress, Rachael Oniga. . The renowned movie star, who hails from Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta, reportedly died on Friday in Lagos. She was 64. In a statement in Asaba on…

Delta govt approves N425bn “indicative budget” for 2022

Delta Government has approved an “indicative budget” of N425 billion for 2022. The reconstituted State Executive Council approved the budget at its maiden meeting presided by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Asaba on Friday. Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the meeting, the Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Barry Gbe, said that the council approved the…

Health insurance will check maternal, infant mortality – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that health insurance for children, women and the vulnerable was a sure way of checking maternal and infant mortality in the country. Okowa stated this when he received the National Executive Committee of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) on courtesy visit at Government House, Asaba. He…

Work for united Delta, Okowa charges commissioners

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday swore in 11 new commissioners, with a charge to them to promote unity in their utterances and actions, and eschew mutual suspicion. The governor also advised the commissioners to avoid issues that would breed distrust, exclusion and resentment among the people, saying that they emerged through a rigorous selection process…

Okowa congratulates African Poetry Prize winner, Othuke Umukoro

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated budding poet, Othuke Umukoro, for emerging winner of Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2021. Okowa’s felicitation with the Olomoro in Isoko South of Delta-born poet was conveyed in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba. He described Umukoro, a teacher, as one of…