Delta approves construction of Int’l Conference Centre

Delta State Government on Thursday said it is investing N5.1 billion for the construction of an International Conference Centre in Asaba, the state capital.  Briefing journalists at the end of the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu, said the construction of the International Conference Centre had…

Shun appetite for luxury to grow your business, Okowa charges RYSA beneficiaries

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, charged beneficiaries of the state government Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurial Development Programmes to develop their businesses and shun the appetite of luxury especially at the beginning of their businesses. Okowa gave the charge at the 2021 cycle graduation ceremony and distribution of business start-up packs to 786 beneficiaries…

Okowa tasks Nigerians on democratic sustainability

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called on Nigerians to participate actively in the political process to ensure good governance and democratic sustainability in the country. He stated this on Thursday in Asaba at a two-day Seminar/Workshop on “Good Governance and Democratic Sustainability vis-a-vis Electoral Process” organised by the Asaba Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigerian Union…

DTSG Hands Over Songhai Delta To Adventium Global Consortium

Oghenero Orovwuje The Delta State Government has closed the deal with Adventium Global Delta Consortium Limited with respect to the shareholders agreement it signed recently with the firm. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief Patrick Ukah, who presided over the event in his office, stated that by the terms of agreement, there were…

Insesurity: Okowa tasks military on troops’ welfare

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Nigerian military authorities to prioritise the welfare of officers and men of the armed forces to motivate them in the fight against insurgency and other violent crimes in the country. Okowa made the call on Monday at the 2022 Defence Retreat – “Asaba 2022” with the…

N150bn bridging finance not loan – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said N150 billion “Bridging Finance” facility was not a fresh loan but an advance from the N270 billion owed the state by the Federal Government. Okowa stated this on Thursday at the quarterly media briefing at the Press Centre, Government House, Asaba. He said that the N150 billion had been…

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…