Nobody Can Pitch Me Against My Predecessors – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said he would not be distracted by attempts by some highly placed members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to pitch him against his predecessors. Speaking while receiving hundreds of members of opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, who defected to…

Delta will sustain widows welfare scheme – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said his administration will sustain its widows welfare scheme aimed at ameliorating the plights of the less privileged widows in the state.  Okowa disclosed this during the opening ceremony of the “First National Summit on Widows’ Rights and Welfare -Delta Experience” held at the Event Centre, Asaba,…

Delta partners FADE Africa on green environment

Delta Government on Thursday said it would partner with Fight Against Desert Encroachment, FADE Africa as it strives to combat environmental degradation in the state.  Speaking at the flag-off of tree planting exercise by the Delta State Government as part of activities marking this year’s World Desertification and Drought Day in Asaba, Governor Okowa said…

Beneku bridge ready early 2022 – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said the multi-billion naira Beneku Bridge across Ase River to link Ndokwa West and Ndokwa East Local Government Areas of the state would be completed in early 2022. Okowa disclosed this when Ndokwa people under the aegis of Ndokwa Neku Union paid him a courtesy visit at…

Delta govt congratulates new AFN President

Delta State Government has congratulated the new President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa, on his election and subsequent inauguration. The government, in a statement by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, in Asaba on Wednesday, commended the AFN delegates for a peaceful poll that had given them a…