Heads of Health Facilities Told To Report Suspected Cases of Lassa

ASABA/Nigeria: Heads of health facilities and other health workers have been called upon to urgent report all suspected cases of Lassa fever to their local government area Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNOs) as they are the first link to response and care of Lassa fever in the state. The Incidence Manager, State Emergency Operations Committee, Dr Ann Ojimba, made the call at a one-day training on Lassa fever infection, prevention and control and management, held at the Conference Hall, Delta State Contributory Health Commission, Asaba. Dr Ojimba revealed that…

You Had Made a Great Contribution to Agriculture in Africa, Okowa Tells Adesina at 60

Dr Akinwumi Adesina ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, while felicitating with President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, as he clocks 60 years, had extoled his contribution to the development of agriculture in the African continent. Okowa said that Adesina had made remarkable contributions to the development of agriculture and food security in Africa since he was elected President of the African Development Bank Group in 2015. Adesina was Minister of Agriculture during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement by his Chief Press…

DTSG Inaugurates 700-Capacity Hostel, Other Projects at Delta NYSC Camp

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (left); inspecting a Guard of Honor, at the Commissioning of 700 Capacity Corps Members Hostel NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Issele-Uku. Thursday6/2/20 : JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ISELE-UKU/Nigeria: The Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured authorities of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) of the state government’s continued support to the scheme. The governor gave the assurance on Thursday while inaugurating a 720-capacity hostel for NYSC members at the Permanent Orientation Camp in Issele-Uku. He recalled that the camp was in a poor state…

Delta Government to Tackle Shortage of Chairs, Tables In Public Schools

A Damaged School in Delta State, Nigeria ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has said that the ministry is not unaware of the shortage of tables and chairs in public primary and secondary schools in the state. A statement from the office of the commissioner in the ministry, who described the situation as pathetic and unacceptable, appealed to those affected to bear with the state government as everything possible is been done to ameliorate the situation. The statement however, put the sorry state of infrastructures in schools…