D-CARES mitigating economic impact of pandemic, says Okowa

Delta Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday said the state’s COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (D-CARES) Programme was to mitigate the adverse economic impact of the pandemic, particularly on the poor and vulnerable. Okowa disclosed this at the official flag-off of the implementation of…

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I Trained 26 Persons for Free to Complement Okowa’s Efforts, Says STEPreneur Onyedum

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh Marvis Onyedum, the CEO of Marvis Unique Catering Services, Effurun, enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 cycle as a non-indigene beneficiary. Since establishment, Marvis has carved a niche for herself as an entrepreneur and as a job creation trainer. She voluntarily trained 26…

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Nigeria can’t progress without restructuring – Atiku

Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, said Nigeria would continue to grapple with its current challenges unless it was restructured. Atiku stated this at the 64th Annual Bible Study Conference of the National Council of Anglican Youth Fellowship (AYF) of Nigeria held at the Ekiti Diocesan Camp Ground, Iyin-Ekiti,…

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Delta to set up environmental sanitation taskforce

Delta government on Thursday approved the setting up of environmental sanitation taskforce to enhance the cleanliness of the State. This was part of the decisions reached at the State Executive Council meeting presided over by the Secretary to State Government, Chief Patrick Ukah at Government House, Asaba. In a post Exco briefing, the Commissioner for…

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STEP Is a Life Changer, Says Egwede

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh Voke Faith Egwede got enrolled in the 2017/2018 cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP.) She hails from Ughelli North Local Government Area and is the CEO of Jazz Stitches. She is a Brown STEP beneficiary who became a job creation trainer five months after establishment with starter…

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LEGACY OF A TRANSFORMED HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 3, July-B 2022 INTRODUCTION Okowanomics Scorecard Series is a semi-monthly bulletin of evidence-based “Fact Sheets” showing Governor Okowa’s spectacular achievements in the social, infrastructural and economic development of Delta State. The Scorecard Series is a “book of chronicles” of Governor Okowa’s legacies and footprints in the geopolitical entity of Delta State.…

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