Insesurity: Okowa tasks military on troops’ welfare

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Nigerian military authorities to prioritise the welfare of officers and men of the armed forces to motivate them in the fight against insurgency and other violent crimes in the country. Okowa made the call on Monday at the 2022 Defence Retreat – “Asaba 2022” with the…

N150bn bridging finance not loan – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said N150 billion “Bridging Finance” facility was not a fresh loan but an advance from the N270 billion owed the state by the Federal Government. Okowa stated this on Thursday at the quarterly media briefing at the Press Centre, Government House, Asaba. He said that the N150 billion had been…

Okowa committed, dedicated democrat – Ayu

National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his commitment to the welfare of his people, describing him as a dedicated democrat. Ayu spoke on Friday in Asaba at the inauguration of Ralph Uwechue Road and Storm Drainage projects executed by the Delta State Government.…

Why we’re seeking N150bn bridging finance facility – Delta Govt

Delta State Government has said it was seeking N150billion bridging finance facility to pay for the completion of some critical on-going legacy projects awarded by past and present administrations. The government further explained that the facility would also take care of outstanding pension commitments to state and local government pensioners in the state. Briefing journalists…

Face your dispute with FG, DTSG chides ASUU

Delta State Government has called on the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to concentrate on how tertiary institutions in the country could commence academic activities rather than maligning it to score cheap political points.  The Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, made the call while reacting to some allegations…