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Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Friday, charged the State Civil Service Commission to tackle the ghost worker syndrome leading to absenteeism and abandonment of duty posts. Governor Oborevwori, who gave the charge at the swearing-in and inauguration of the Chairman and member of the Civil Service Commission as well as Auditor General (Local Government) at Government House, Asaba, said some civil servants feigned study leave with pay, and had used the opportunity to permanently relocate overseas. The Governor also inaugurated the boards of Governing

Delta State Government has taken delivery of 19,500 bags of 50 kilograms of maize and 4,700 bags of 25 kilograms of garri from the Federal government. The food items is to cushion the impact of the current economic down turn in line with the renewed hope of President Bola Tinubu. The Secretary to State Government, Dr Kingsley Emu who received the food items on behalf of the State Government, thanked President Tinubu for the bold step and promised to deliver it to the vulnerable groups. Dr Emu

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Monday, commended the wife of the Inspector- General of Police, Mrs Elizabeth Egbetokun, for working towards ensuring the sustainable welfare of families of police officers in the country. Governor Oborevwori made the commendation when he received on an advocacy visit, the wife of the Inspector - General of Police and President of the Police Officers' Wives' Association, POWA, Mrs Elizabeth Egbetokun, and her delegation to Government House, Asaba. He commended Mrs Egbetokun for her advocacy and urged other officers'

Residents and motorists plying the busy Effurun and Warri roads have expressed joy with the mobilisation to site of Julius Berger to commence the construction of flyover bridges and road expansion works in the twin metropolis of Delta State. The construction giant on Monday mobilised to DSC Roundabout to commence the construction of the three flyovers, cloverleaf, pedestrian bridges and ancillary road expansion projects as part of the plans of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori's administration for the infrastructure development and urban renewal of Warri, Uvwie and environs. A

By Festus Ahon   Globally, governments are striving to ensure that peoples and tribes are able to feed themselves through sustainable food supply and clean agricultural practices. For African countries which have had to face multiple challenges occasioned by climate change and human induced adversities, food security has become a major priority for people oriented governments. It is generally held that no man is one unless and until he is able to feed himself on a sustainable basis. This inclination applies to individuals as it does to communities

Delta State has won the safest state award for Oil and Gas investments in the country at the Nigeria Oil & Gas Forum and award night. The award ceremony was organised by the founder Ms Nafisa Aliyu Haruna and sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja on Friday night. Presenting the award, Ms Haruna stated that Delta State has contributed immensely to increased oil and gas production in Nigeria. She stated that Delta State emerged first from the opinion

PRESS STATEMENT Jubilant Oborevwori Dedicates Victory to God, Deltans and Legal Team Executive Governor of Delta state, Rt Hon. (Elder) Sheriff F.O. Oborevwori on Friday dedicated his victory at the Supreme court to Almighty God, the unwavering support of Deltans and his legal team. Addressing the media in Abuja after the five-member panel of the apex court affirmed his victory, Oborevwori said his triumph meant that there were no winners and losers. He called on the opposition parties in the state to join him in the task


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