Delta expands Warri-Uvwie storm drainage project

The Delta State Executive Council on Thursday, approved the extension of Warri-Uvwie Storm Drainage project to ensure proper and enduring control of flood in the area when completed. The extension, according to the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, consists of flood control works in Ugbuwangue community in Warri South Local Government Area and additional…

You need skills to fight poverty, Okowa tells youths

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, charged youths in the state to leverage the various skills acquisition and entrepreneurial development programmes of his administration to extricate themselves from poverty. He made the call while opening the maiden annual retreat of the youth wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aniocha North Local Government…

Loyalty, administrative capacity earned Ukah SSG – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) lfeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, said loyalty and capacity earned Chief Patrick Ukah appointment as Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Okowa disclosed this at a civic reception organised in honour of Chief Ukah by his Okpanam community in Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state. He said that Chief Ukah’s…

Okowa wants proper monitoring of Nigeria’s crude oil production

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for proper monitoring of Nigeria’s crude oil production to ascertain volume and ensure transparency and accountability in the oil and gas sector. Okowa made the call while opening a two-day Retreat of the Investment Committee of Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) at Unity Hall, Government House,…

Okowa congratulates Ibori at 63

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former Governor of the State, Chief James Ibori, as he clocks 63. Okowa’s message of felicitation with the former governor was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba. He described Ibori as a great and inspirational leader, who had so…

Delta mulls poverty alleviation programme for less-privileged

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said his administration was working towards alleviating sufferings of the less-privileged in the state. Okowa made this known after assenting to five Bills passed by the State House of Assembly at Government House, Asaba. The Bills, which were presented to Okowa for assent by the Speaker of the Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori,…