2022 Budget: Delta Approves N469.4 billion

Delta State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, approved a budget size of N469.4 billion for the 2022 fiscal year.  The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr. Barry Pere-Gbe who disclosed this in a post Exco press briefing at Government House, Asaba, said the approval was in line with the…

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 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…

COVID-19: Okowa launches NG-CARES in Delta for MSMEs

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday lauded the Federal Government and the World Bank for partnering on COVID-19 Action Recovery Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES) to provide succour for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) impacted by the pandemic in the country. The governor made the commendation in Asaba at the flag-off of disbursement of…

Delta Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

The Delta State House of Assembly has passed the Prohibiting Open Grazing, indiscriminate Breeding, Rearing and Marketing of Livestock in Delta State, otherwise known as Anti-Open grazing bill. The Bill was passed following a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader of the House, Hon Ferguson Onwo and adopted during the Tuesday’s resumed plenary…

Okowa seeks private sector support for talent development

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa Friday, emphasized the need for the private sector to support talent development and tourism in the country. Okowa made the call when he received the “Made in Delta Talent Search” winners led by the Producer and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Talent Development, Akpobome Ogude (Ogus Baba)…

Job Creation: How GEEP Made Beneficiary an Oil Palm Development Expert

by Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh OMOEFE UCHE GODSWILL hails from Emu-Obedeti in Ndokwa West Local Government Area. She attended the University of Port Harcourt where she obtained a BSc. in Agricultural Economics 2012. She was unemployed till she got enrolled in the State Government’s Graduate Employment Enhancement Programme (GEEP) in 2017 and was retained by IMCPalm Plantation,…

DTSG Working Towards Broadening Feedback Mechanism

Information Officers in the employ of the Delta State Government have been given reason to smile with the plan of the government to increase the frequency of capacity-building sessions and exposure for them so as to bridge any communication gap between the governed and the government. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this…