Kwale-Beneku Bridge ready Feb. 2022 – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, said ongoing Kwale-Beneku Bridge project across Ase River linking Ndokwa West and Ndokwa East would be ready for use in February, 2022. The governor disclosed this while speaking to newsmen shortly after inspecting the project, and said that the bridge was of great significance to the government…

Delta spends N1.3bn monthly on pensions

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the state government spent N1.3 billion monthly in servicing pension obligations to its retirees. Okowa made this known while swearing in nine Special Advisers and Chairman, Bureau of State Pensions, at Government House, Asaba. He said the state was facing lots of challenges as a result…

Okowa mourns Delta lawmaker, Kenneth Ogba

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden demise of a member of the state’s House of Assembly, Mr Kenneth Ogba. The lawmaker, who was representing Isoko South Constituency I, reportedly slumped and died on Sunday in his home in Oleh. He was elected into the House of Assembly…

Separation of powers imperative for good governance – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that separation of power, checks and balances were imperative for good governance in a presidential system of government. Okowa stated this in a keynote address he delivered at the 2021 Second Quarter meeting of Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria at Asaba, on Saturday. He…