Delta partners FADE Africa on green environment

Delta Government on Thursday said it would partner with Fight Against Desert Encroachment, FADE Africa as it strives to combat environmental degradation in the state.  Speaking at the flag-off of tree planting exercise by the Delta State Government as part of activities marking this year’s World Desertification and Drought Day in Asaba, Governor Okowa said…

Beneku bridge ready early 2022 – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said the multi-billion naira Beneku Bridge across Ase River to link Ndokwa West and Ndokwa East Local Government Areas of the state would be completed in early 2022. Okowa disclosed this when Ndokwa people under the aegis of Ndokwa Neku Union paid him a courtesy visit at…

Delta govt congratulates new AFN President

Delta State Government has congratulated the new President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa, on his election and subsequent inauguration. The government, in a statement by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, in Asaba on Wednesday, commended the AFN delegates for a peaceful poll that had given them a…

Okowa congratulates Okonjo-Iweala at 67

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as she clocks 67 years. Okonjo-Iweala, an illustrious Deltan from Ogwashi-Uku, is the first female Director-General and first African to lead the global trade body in its 25-year history. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary,…

Asaba Specialist Hospital for inauguration Tuesday

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, announced that Asaba Specialist Hospitalhad been fully completed and would be inaugurated on Tuesday. Okowa, who stated this while inspecting facilities at the hospital in readiness for the inauguration, said that the hospital had been a beehive of activities since it commenced operations some months ago. He…

DTSG ISSUES FLOOD ALERT IN DELTA

Oghenero Orovwuje The Delta State Government has said that residents in the state should note that the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) had announced that 28 states, including Delta State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), would likely experience flooding this year, 2021. Similarly, the Nigeria Metrological Agency (NIMET) in its 2021 seasonal climatic forecast…