Okowa presents N469.5bn Budget for 2022

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, presented Appropriation Bill of N469.5 billion for 2022 to the state’s House of Assembly. Christened “Budget of Inclusive Growth and Accelerated Development”, the governor told the lawmakers that the Bill was made up of N284.14 billion for Capital Expenditure and N185.36 billion for Recurrent Expenditure. He said that capital expenditure…

DTSG Reaffirms Commitment To Agricultural Development

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to continue to provide the enabling environment for positive developments that will give agriculture its pride of place, making Delta State the food basket of the nation. Governor Okowa gave the affirmation today during the 2021 World Food Day Celebration with the theme, “Our…

Delta Faults British High Commission’s Travel Advisory

Delta Government on Monday, expressed dismay over the recent travel advisory reportedly issued by the United Kingdom to its citizens in Nigeria. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, expressed the state’s concern at a news conference in Asaba. He said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration in the state put high premium…

Aniagwu Underscores Special Focus On Youth Orientation

Attitude reorientation, expressly directed at the youths, may just be panacea to addressing the myriad of challenges currently plaguing the Nigerian society; Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu has said. Following his meeting with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), The Integral Motivational Services, in the Ministry’s headquarters in Asaba, Mr. Aniagwu expressed concerns over…

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…

STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths to Acquire Skills for Self-Employment

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   SOPHIA AKPOTOR OBRUCHE is our STEPreneurfor the week. She hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. She was unemployed for two years after graduation from Delta State University where she studied Management Studies. Fortunately, she enrolled in the Delta State job creation programme 2015/2016 Cycle and was trained in Cosmetology under…