Delta yet to access N150bn bridging finance

Delta Governor, Sen (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said the state government was yet to access the N150 billion bridging finance. He said that the funds had not reached the State because the Federal Government was yet to commence remittances to the state, contrary to the agreement. Okowa disclosed this while speaking to newsmen shortly…

DTSG, NBA guarantee free legal services for detained suspects

Illegal detention of persons (suspects) by the police would no longer be condoned, following the domestication of the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme (PDSS) in Delta State. To this end, free legal services to vulnerable and indigent persons detained in police stations pending the completion of investigations was, yesterday, guaranteed by the state Attorney-General and Commissioner…

Okowa tasks new judges on ethical conduct

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on judges in the country to discharge their duties with utmost impartiality, courage, integrity, humility and commonsense to guarantee justice for all. He gave the charge at the swearing-in of four new judges into the state judiciary and a member of the state’s Judicial Service Commission at Government…

Tanker Inferno: Okowa lauds driver for heroics

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commended Mr Ejiro Otarigho, driver of the petroleum truck that exploded at Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Government Area, on Saturday, for his uncommon heroism that averted a major disaster. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Okowa said that the bravery and patriotism-propelled risk taken…

Okowa has justified Deltans confidence in him – Aniagwu

Delta Government on Tuesday said Governor Ifeanyi Okowa had since assuming office seven years ago justified the confidence of people of the state in him. At a news conference in Asaba, the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, said that the gôvernor had performed superlatively that no amount of propaganda and malicious media onslaught would…

Asaba airport calibrates ILS, targets international operations

The Asaba airport on Tuesday said it was targeting improved services and international flight operations with the successful verification of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the airport. Managing Director of the Asaba Airport Company, Christophe Penninck disclosed this in Asaba while addressing journalists during the verification of the ILS at the airport. He said…