UNDP designates Delta SDGs innovation hub for South-South

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday, announced that Delta had been selected as innovation and acceleration hub of its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South-South. The Senior Economic Adviser to UNDP, Dr Amarakoon Bandara, disclosed this at a one-day stakeholders’ workshop organised by the Directorate of Sustainable Development Goals, Governor’s Office, Asaba, and…

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…

Delta to partner MAN on entrepreneurship development

Delta Government on Wednesday, expressed readiness to partner Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in developing youths in the state with skills and entrepreneurship development. The Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, stated the government’s intention when he received on courtesy visit, the executive members of Edo/Delta Chapter of the Association at Government House, Asaba. He commended…

Ikpide road project: Community applauds standard of work

By Kelvin Ohoror The people of Ikpide-Irri community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State have applauded the standard of work so far on the Ikpide-Irri road project. The people stated this during a solidarity march round the entire community, displaying placards with inscriptions such as “Governor Ifeanyi Okowa we thank you for…

Delta revokes Asaba-Oko road contract

Delta Government on Tuesday announced that it had revoked the multi-million naira contract for the construction of Asaba/Oko-Amakom/Oko-Obiokpu/Oko-Anala Road over poor performance. The road contract was awarded in 2018, transverses Oko communities in Oshimili South Local Government Area of the state, and has been a major challenge to the state government over the years due…