Aladja, Isaba Communities Embrace Peace After 43 Months Feud

ALADJA/Nigeria: A landmark peace settlement has been brokered by Delta State Government through the Special Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, Chief Edwin Uzor JP, as Aladja and Isaba communities sign pact to end 43 months feud. Taking turns to visit both communities in Udu and Warri South West Local Government Areas, respectively, Chief Uzor stressed that Governor Okowa had invested so much to build a stronger Delta, despite the complexities in the state. He revealed that the state government, through his office, had successfully…

Ukah Advocates Setting-Up of School-Based Management Committees

UGHELLI/Nigeria: Principals and School Heads of public schools in Delta State have been charged to set up school based management committees so as to tackle the various challenges that are being encountered in their schools. The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the charge when he monitored resumption of schools and the level of compliance of the welcome back test for students in Delta Central and South Senatorial Districts of the state. Chief Ukah said the essence of setting up the school based management committee is…

Traditional Festivals, Unique, Unifying Factor For Communities … Okowa Ensuring Effective Educational Policies – Ukah

OKPANAM/Nigeria: The Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has described the 2019 new yam festival celebrated in his country home, Okpanam as unique as well as a unifying factor for segments of the indigenes of the community. Chief Ukah, who stated this at the residence of one of the chiefs in the community, Ogbueshi Kanayo Chiemeka, when he (Ukah) paid him a celebration visit, said that the festival had come to stay as it was being marked annually. The commissioner, who was represented by one of his aides, Mr Solomon Okolie said the State Governor, Senator…

Delta To Have Database For Co-operative Societies – Ossai

Hon. Chika Ossai ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State government has commenced the process of recertification of all co-operative societies to enable it have a database which will ease policy formulation. Commissioner for Trade and Investment in the state, Hon. Chika Ossai made the disclosure on Sunday September 15, 2019, in a chat with newsmen at Iselegu, Ndokwa East local government area of Delta State. According to him, co-operative societies are very important in the life of the people and our Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is interested in the welfare of the…

Delta Commissioner for Water Resources Urges Deltans to Use Water From Public Water Supply

Rt. Hon. Martins Okonta ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Water Resources, Rt. Hon. Martins Okonta has urged the people to use water from public water supply for consumption. According to him, safety of water from private bore holes cannot be guaranteed compared to water from public water supply. “Most private boreholes does not have treatment plants; they don’t have quality control, they just put the boreholes, get water and start using it without treatment; but, the government or public water sector has treatment plants and when treated you will see…

Delta Rehabilitates Federal Roads

From left; Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa; Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro and his wife, Dr. Ebierin, during a Victory thanksgiving Service in Hounor of the Deputy Governor, at Christ embassy, airport road Warri, Delta State. PIX; JIBUNOR SAMUEL WARRI/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Sunday, said the state government had commenced the rehabilitation of dilapidated Federal Government roads in the state. The governor disclosed this at a Thanksgiving Service by the Deputy Governor, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, at Christ Embassy, Airport Road, Effurun. He…

Okowa Mourns Ex-Commissioner

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed sadness on the passing of renowned politician and former member of the State Executive Council, Mr Joe Utomi. Utomi slumped and died in Asaba, on Friday. The deceased hails from Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area, and was chairman of the local government area from 1999 to 2002, and Commissioner for Agriculture from 2018 to May, 2019. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Sunday in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with the people of Aniocha South…

DTHA House Committee on Education to Support Campaign Against Sexual Molestation in Schools

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly is to give its supports to campaigns against sexual violence and harassment in Higher Institutions in the state, as the incidents had become alarming. This was the outcome of a recent discussion held with the Chairman of the Committee on Education, Hon. Charles Emetulu with the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS). The Lawmaker while addressing delegates from the association at his Office in Asaba recently frowned at the menace and called on relevant law enforcement agencies in the country not to handle…

UNIQUE UNIPORT’S FUTURE AND PROF GEORGEWILL: A Bird’s Eye Perspective by a Close Observer

“The fact remains that Prof. GEORGEWILL currently stands out as one of the most experienced leaders in Uniport today and with over 14 years of senior management experience, University governance and boardroom experience, I feel with all sense of humility that Prof Georgewill is the most experienced University leader currently and well qualified to be elected as the next Vice Chancellor of University of Port Harcourt if merit still counts in our system” – EZE By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble  In my capacity as an author, a political analyst of…