Unemployment: Skills acquisition way to go, Ayu tells FG, states

National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has urged Federal and States Governments to resuscitate technical colleges as panacea to rising unemployment in the country. Ayu made the call in Asaba after joining Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on an inspecting visit to Government Model Technical College, Asaba built by Delta State Government, and…

Okowa committed, dedicated democrat – Ayu

National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his commitment to the welfare of his people, describing him as a dedicated democrat. Ayu spoke on Friday in Asaba at the inauguration of Ralph Uwechue Road and Storm Drainage projects executed by the Delta State Government.…

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 of outstanding pension commitments to state and local government pensioners in the state. Briefing journalists…

Face your dispute with FG, DTSG chides ASUU

Delta State Government has called on the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to concentrate on how tertiary institutions in the country could commence academic activities rather than maligning it to score cheap political points.  The Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, made the call while reacting to some allegations…

Delta Agro-Industrial Park ready Nov.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday, said the Agro-Industrial Park being executed by his administration at Aboh-Ogwashi, Aniocha South Local Government Area, would be ready for inauguration in November, 2022. Speaking with journalists shortly after inspecting ongoing works at the park, the governor, who said that the contracting firm had assured on the completion…

I Am Happy Contributing to My Children’s Education – YAGEPreneur Etoroma

  By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   PATIENCE ETOROMA is a product of the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP.) She was trained and established in Fish Production in the 2016/2017 cycle. She hails from Isoko South and is the CEO of Oruogho and Sons Enterprise located at Egbokodo-Itsekiri in Warri South Local Government Area. She…

I Can Never Work for Anyone Again – STEPreneur Utomi

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu UTOMI UCHE was trained and established in Catering and Confectionery in the 2017/2018 cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP.) She hails from Oshimili South Local Government Area. With a degree in Entrepreneurial Studies, Uche is the CEO of SammySlice Confectionery in Asaba. Uche is a goal-getter and has made remarkable progress within threeyears of establishment far beyond her start-up package. She is an seasoned entrepreneur,…