Work for united Delta, Okowa charges commissioners

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday swore in 11 new commissioners, with a charge to them to promote unity in their utterances and actions, and eschew mutual suspicion. The governor also advised the commissioners to avoid issues that would breed distrust, exclusion and resentment among the people, saying that they emerged through a rigorous selection process…

Okowa congratulates African Poetry Prize winner, Othuke Umukoro

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated budding poet, Othuke Umukoro, for emerging winner of Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2021. Okowa’s felicitation with the Olomoro in Isoko South of Delta-born poet was conveyed in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba. He described Umukoro, a teacher, as one of…

DTSG Pledges Continuous Support To NYSC Scheme

Oghenero Orovwuje The Delta State Government has pledged it willingness to continue to support the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme in the state in order to ensure the objectives for which it was established is achieved. The Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Chief Patrick Ukah, made this known today when he received…

News Bulletin for Thursday, July 22, 2021

NO DTS 1428: GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES SHAKA MOMODU, OTHER EDITORS. NO DTS 1429: DELTA NEEDS MORE UNIVERSITIES — SAYS ORUGBO NO DTS 1430: URHOBO GROUP REJECTS PIB, LAUDS GOV OKOWA, OTHERS OVER REJECTION Editor: Johnson Ebigide Tel: 08077308769 Website: information. Deltastate.gov.ng; Facebook: @delmininfo;Instagram: @delmininfo;  NO DTS 1428:  ASABA, NIGERIA, THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021 GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES…

Okowa: Six Years Like Six Decades

by Kenneth Orere When the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, released the 2020 National Poverty Index which saw Delta State leapfrog to second least poorest state (state with lowest number of poor people) in Nigeria, it came as no surprise to many Deltans. By 2010, Delta was ranked 10th. It is now classified as second…

Eid-el-Kabir: Okowa calls for united Nigeria

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with Muslims in the country as they celebrate 2021 Eid-el-Kabir. He urged the Islamic faithful to emulate the Holy Prophet Mohammed by imbibing the ideals of sacrifice exemplified by him. The governor made the call in his Sallah message to the Muslims contained in a statement by…

Unabating challenges in Nigeria worries Okowa

Unabating challenges in Nigeria worries Okowa Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, said Nigeria was still in crisis, and urged citizens to have a recourse to God to help the nation. He stated this at the funeral of late former Speaker of Delta House of Assembly and former Acting Governor of the state, Mr…