Okowa congratulates Ibori at 63

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former Governor of the State, Chief James Ibori, as he clocks 63. Okowa’s message of felicitation with the former governor was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba. He described Ibori as a great and inspirational leader, who had so…

Delta mulls poverty alleviation programme for less-privileged

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said his administration was working towards alleviating sufferings of the less-privileged in the state. Okowa made this known after assenting to five Bills passed by the State House of Assembly at Government House, Asaba. The Bills, which were presented to Okowa for assent by the Speaker of the Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori,…

Olympics Medal: Okowa congratulates Brume, Oborududu

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Delta-born athlete, Ese Brume, for winning Bronze medal in long jump at the ongoing 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Brume, a Commonwealth and three-time African champion in long jump, leapt 6.97 metres with her very first jump to claim bronze behind second-placed Brittany Reece of the United States and gold…

Engineers laud Okowa on infrastructural development

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) has commended Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, for his giant strides in infrastructural development, particularly in road construction and erosion control measures. National Chairman of the Institution, Mr Jang Tanko, gave the commendation on Tuesday, when he led a delegation of the body on a courtesy visit…

Okowa congratulates Omo-Agege at 58

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as he turned 58 on Tuesday. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said that Omo-Agege, who represents Delta Central Senatorial District, remained an amiable and illustrious son of Delta…

Okowa congratulates SNEPCO’s first female MD, Elohor Aiboni

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Mrs Elohor Aiboni on her appointment as the first female Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO). Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, described Mrs Aiboni as an illustrious daughter of Delta, who by her industry…

Delta making progress in youth empowerment – Aniagwu

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, told GODWIN IJEDIOGOR of THE GUARDIAN in Asaba that the state government is happy with the progress being recorded in youth empowerment, which has contributed in reducing youth restiveness, and hopes that peace continues to reign in Warri over the Olu of Warri stool, among other issues.…

Okowa mourns veteran Nollywood actress, Rachael Oniga

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the Oniga family, Urhobo nation and Nollywood over the passing of veteran actress, Rachael Oniga. . The renowned movie star, who hails from Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta, reportedly died on Friday in Lagos. She was 64. In a statement in Asaba on…

Delta govt approves N425bn “indicative budget” for 2022

Delta Government has approved an “indicative budget” of N425 billion for 2022. The reconstituted State Executive Council approved the budget at its maiden meeting presided by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Asaba on Friday. Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the meeting, the Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Barry Gbe, said that the council approved the…