UNPRECEDENTED NETWORK OF ROADS, URBAN RENEWAL AND BOOST OF THE SERVICES SECTOR

Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 4, August-A 2022 INTRODUCTIONOkowanomics 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. It…

2023 budget will focus on outstanding projects, debt reduction -DTSG

Delta Government on Monday commenced bilateral discussions with its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on its proposed budget of N459 billion for the year 2023. This is coming after the consideration of the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP), the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), and other budgetary instruments by the State Executive Council (SEC). Explaining several…

STEP Is My Dream Come True, Says Ekene

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Ese Laura Oghene Solomon Ekene has an HND in Electrical Electronics. He hails from Aniocha South Local Government Area. He is the CEO of Ekso Electrical Enterprises. He was trained and established in Electrical Installation and Maintenance in the Delta State Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 cycle. Ekene…

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…

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…

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…