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    Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has reaffirmed his administration’s readiness to partner youths in the state to improve on governance and its structures. The governor made this known when the Delta Caucus in the House of Representatives, led by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, paid him a solidarity visit on Wednesday, at Government ...
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    Okowa imposes 48-hour curfew in Delta; schools shut, budget presentation shifted The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has imposed a 48-hour curfew on the state starting from 6pm on Thursday. Consequently, all public and private schools in the state are shut until November 2, 2020. Delta Government on Thursday also postponed its proposed ...
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    Deltans have continued to celebrate Friday’s reversal of the cut in minimum wage by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. Recall that earlier this year, the governor announced a slash in the minimum wage of certain categories of civil servants and public office holders from July to December, 2020 due to poor receipts in crude oil and sundry ...
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    Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday sent a revised 2020 appropriation bill of N282 billion to the State Assembly for approval. The letter accompanying the proposed budget made up of N152.4 billion Recurrent Expenditure and N127 billion Capital Expenditure, was read by the Speaker, Sheriff Oborevwori, during plenary in Asaba. Okowa recalled that the ...
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    Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, and wife, Edith, on Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19. The development is sequel to tests conducted on them after a few days of self-isolation, which they went into on Friday after one of their daughters tested positive to the virus. The two heads of the First Family in the ...
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    Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has barred Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members, especially political appointees, to refrain from constituting consultation groups ahead of 2023 general elections. He cautioned that such early consultations were capable of causing distraction in governance and polarisation among State Executive Council members. The governor’s admonition was contained in a statement by ...
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    The people of Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have said that the persons who attacked their communities and killed no fewer than 8 persons were Fulani herdsmen. According to some members of the communities who spoke to Political Economist, herdsmen accompanied by unidentified ...
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    Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said that his administration will give more attention to the development of coastal communities in the state. Okowa gave the promise on Thursday at a “Media Chat” in Asaba. He said that the riverside communities were strategic to the state and country in terms of generation of resources. ...
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          The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) has thrown its weight behind the re-election bid of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta. Chairman and founder of the forum, Mr Moses Siasia, said the support for Okowa was based on the massive economic development and projects he executed that had provided jobs for youths of ...
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        A cross-section of Delta athletes at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja on Saturday said the N1 million promised for each gold medal by the state governor Ifeanyi Okowa is the motivation behind their success so far. Team Delta has at Saturday afternoon won four gold medals from the swimming ...