Delta spends N1.3bn monthly on pensions

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the state government spent N1.3 billion monthly in servicing pension obligations to its retirees. Okowa made this known while swearing in nine Special Advisers and Chairman, Bureau of State Pensions, at Government House, Asaba. He said the state was facing lots of challenges as a result…

Okowa mourns Delta lawmaker, Kenneth Ogba

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden demise of a member of the state’s House of Assembly, Mr Kenneth Ogba. The lawmaker, who was representing Isoko South Constituency I, reportedly slumped and died on Sunday in his home in Oleh. He was elected into the House of Assembly…

Separation of powers imperative for good governance – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that separation of power, checks and balances were imperative for good governance in a presidential system of government. Okowa stated this in a keynote address he delivered at the 2021 Second Quarter meeting of Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria at Asaba, on Saturday. He…

News Bulletin for Friday, June 25, 2021

NO DTS 1162: DTHA SPEAKER PLAYS HOST TO SPEAKERS OF HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY NO DTS 1163: MEETING ON FlOOD ALERT HOLDS ON MONDAY, JUNE 2021 IN DELTA NO DTS 1164: INSECURITY, FLOODING, HEALTHCARE, OTHERS : DELTA COUNCIL OF NUJ CALLS FOR PROACTIVE ACTIONS. NO DTS 1165: GOV OKOWA GETS COMMENDATION FOR APPOINTING ANWUZIA INTO DELTA…

Nobody Can Pitch Me Against My Predecessors – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said he would not be distracted by attempts by some highly placed members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to pitch him against his predecessors. Speaking while receiving hundreds of members of opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, who defected to…