Delta flays NCPC over centralised COVID-19 tests

Delta State Government on Thursday expressed dismay with the decision of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) to centralise COVID-19 tests for intending pilgrims in the state. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu said in a statement in Asaba, that the centralised COVID-19 test ordered by the NCPC had caused untold hardship to…

DTSG reinstates commitment in maintaining standards in its University Teaching Hospital in Oghara

By Donald Ojebo The Delta State Government has restated its commitment in ensuring that the purpose and objective of the State’s University Teaching Hospital as charted by its founding fathers are not compromised. The Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye stated this during a scheduled meeting in Oghara with Consultants in the employ of the Delta State Teaching Hospital, (DELSUTH) Oghara which was at…

DTSG signs MoU with Koolboks for supply of solar refrigerators

DELTA State Government has signed an agreement with a private firm, Koolboks for the supply and maintenance of solar refrigerators to primary healthcare centres across the state under the Public-Private Partnership. Director-General of Delta State Contributory Healthcare Scheme, Dr Ben Nkechika who signed on behalf of the State Government, said the agreement was aimed at…

Okowa mourns legendary musician, Victor Uwaifo

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the Uwaifo family, Bini kingdom and music buffs over the passing of legendary musician, Professor Victor Uwaifo. He also condoled with the Government and people of Edo on the demise of the renowned musician, a native of Benin, who reportedly died on Saturday after a brief illness.…

30 years of building road infrastructure in Delta

By Nelson Egware Delta State, with the sobriquet as the Big Heart of the nation became 30 years on August 27, 2021 after its creation by the military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida on August 27, 1991. The government and people of Delta State lined up programmes to celebrate the anniversary and appreciate the grace of…