Okowa Inaugurates Two Committees On Engineering Practice

As part of deliberate measures to restore sanity in the engineering profession in the state, Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, inaugurated the State Technical Committee and Expatriate Monitoring Committee. Inaugurating the committees at Government House, Asaba, Governor Okowa said the inauguration was geared towards ensuring that the practice of engineering in the state…

SWAIAP Appoints Okowa’s Aide, Egware Director of Media

The Governing Council of the Society For West African Internal Audit Practitioners (SWAIAP) has approved the appointment of Mr Nelson Egware as Director, Media and Publications. The appointment was conveyed in a letter dated October 1, 2021 and signed by the President and Chief Executive Officer of SWAIAP, Patrick Nzechukwu. By the appointment, Egware becomes…

Delta Land Recovery Committee Submits Interim Report

The Delta State Land Recovery Committee constituted to identify undeveloped lands in the state for reallocation to serious developers has submitted an interim report. The report was submitted to the Commissioner for Lands, Mrs Kate Onianwa at the Ministry of Lands Headquarters, in Asaba on Wednesday. The Committee which was inaugurated on Tuesday, August 17,…

MOVE BACK TO SITE AS THE RAINS SUBSIDES, OMODON ADVISES CONTRACTORS

By Tina Oki Delta State Commissioners for Works, (Urban/Highways) Mr Noel Omodon and Rural/Riverine roads, Hon. Solomon Golley, have called on contractors handling Dtate Government projects to move to site immediately the rains subsides. The commissioners made the call tiday in Asaba during their maiden meeting with contractors handling roads, drainages and bridge projects in…

Delta entrepreneurship programmes vehicle for poverty mitigation – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that the entrepreneurship development initiative of his administration in vocational skills was a deliberate effort to mitigate poverty, stamp out youth restiveness and meaningfully engage the unemployed youths in the state in productive ventures. Okowa made this known on Thursday while inaugurating the second cycle of Girls Entrepreneurship…

Delta Exco approves N66bn supplementary budget

Delta State Executive Council has approved the 2021 supplementary budget draft of N66 billion.  The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this on Thursday evening while briefing newsmen after the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at Government House, Asaba.  He stated that Exco also considered key areas in the…

Gov Okowa Signs Into Law Anti-Open Grazing Bill

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has on Thursday, signed into law the Delta State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill, 2021 with a call on the Federal Government to assist interested farmers to establish ranches across the country. Okowa made this known after assenting to two Bills passed by the State House of Assembly…

Okowa mourns Supreme Court Judge, Samuel Oseji

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed deep sadness on the demise of legal icon and Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Samuel Oseji. Oseji, who was sworn in as a justice of the apex court in Nigeria in November, 2020, hailed from Idumuje-Unor in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta. He died…

Leisure Park, a people centered project- Ejiofor

Fidelia Ben-Udi The Honorable Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor has once again applauded the Governor Okowa Administration as he referred the Leisure park and film village as a people centered project.  The Commissioner who happens to be the head of the overseeing directorate of the project made this assertion during an oversight function, by the House Committee on Arts, Culture and Tourism.  He assured that Delta…