LOCKDOWN: Delta Laud Citizens for Compliance

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government on Saturday commended the people of the state for complying with the stay-at-home directive in connection with COVID-19 pandemic. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, gave the commendation in a statement in Asaba. Aniagwu acknowledged that the people of the state had displayed strong loyalty and dedication to the ideals of patriotism, which was evidenced in the sacrifices they had made so far, and expressed the government’s appreciation of the contributions. He said, “Let me…

COVID-19: Okowa’s Spokesman, Ifeajika, Donates Sanitisers, Others To Illah Community

Mr Olisa Ifeajika ASABA/Nigeria: The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, has donated hand sanitizers and other items to the people of Illah community in Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state as support in the effort to check the spread of Coronavirus Presentating the items on Tuesday at the palace of the Ogbelani of Illah, Obi Sylvester Enecheziem, Ifeajika said that the items would help members of the community, especially the immediate environment of the palace, in protecting themselves against the pandemic.…

COVID-19: 17 Emergency Markets Established in Isoko North

Hon Emmanuel Egbabor OZORO/Nigeria: Sequel to the closure of markets across Delta in compliance with the lockdown directives of the state government, the Chairman, Isoko North Local Government Council, Hon Emmanuel Egbabor has established 17 emergency food markets in the local government area. He appealed to the people to obey the lockdown order to avoid embarrassing situations. In a statement on Wednesday in Ozoro, the Chairman said “in line with the directive of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa that emergency food markets be established in open places to cushion the effect of…

COVID 19: Mulade Tells Governor Okowa to Reach Out To Deltans Directly With Food Items

WARRI/Nigeria: A Delta State born human and environmental rights activist, Comrade Sheriff Mulade has called on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State to be more proactive and adopt pragmatic steps to alleviate and cushion the suffering of citizens in the state to save Deltans from the deadly Coronavirus. Comrade Mulade who speak with journalists at his country home in Benikrukru Town, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West LGA of Delta State expressed worries over the welfare of Deltans, especially their sources of feeding, saying that; “these are poor ordinary citizens that…

HERDSMEN ATTACK: DTSG Gives Out Cheques to Victims of Uwheru Herdsmen Attack

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa UGHELLI/Nigeria: The Delta State Government said it will continue to ensure the security and well-being of the citizen’s of the state is not compromised. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie made this known when he presented cheques to the next-of-kin of victims of the Uwheru Fulani herdsmen attack at the palace of the Ovie of Uwheru. Mr Ebie said that the state government was desirous of improving the security in the state, saying it partnered with the Nigeria Police Force to host the South-South…

Okowa Urges Helping Hands for the Needy In Society

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd left); Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (2nd right); Senator James Manager (right) and Hon. Tim Owhefere, (left)during the Funeral Service of Late Mrs. Idowu Timi, at Afinaware Quarters Patani Delta State. Saturday 14/3/20 PIX: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. PATANI/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has stressed the need for the privileged to always extend helping hands to others in need so as to make the society a better place. The Governor who was speaking during the funeral service for late Mrs Idowu Timi,…

Okowa Mourns 2 Aides

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday expressed sadness on the passing of two of his aides, Chief Friday Akpoyibo and Chief Godspower Muemuifo. Akpoyibo died on Sunday while Muemuifo’s death occurred on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Until their demise, both were Senior Special Assistants to the Governor on Political Matters. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with the families of the deceased and their communities of Orogun in Ughelli North Local Government Area and…

NULGE POLLS: Tidi Bars Non – Staff from Warri South Secretariat

Chairman of Warri South Local Government Council, Dr Michael Tidi By Elohor Foghola WARRI/Nigeria: Chairman of Warri South Local Government Council, Dr Michael Tidi, has barred non – staff of the council from the council secretariat, during the branch election of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, slated for Monday March 2. The chairman, who handed down the ban during a security meeting held at the Warri South Council Secretariat yesterday, advised those vying for various elective positions in the union election to go about their campaigns and other electoral…

Group Condemns College Of Education Mosogar’s Advert for the Post of Provost, Says It Was Craftily Designed To Favour Those Who Placed It …Asks Gov Okowa, NCCE, Ministry Of Higher Education, Governing Council to Review It

MOSOGAR/Nigeria:  A group under the umbrella of College of Education Mosogar’s Stakeholders For Equity And Justice, CEMSFEJ, has condemned the recent advert publication of the Delta State College of Education, Mosogar, in the Pointer Newspapers edition of 22nd February, 2020, for vacancy for the post of provost, saying, the advertorial was craftily coined to serve the secret agenda of those who published it. The group who spoke to newsmen on the condition of anonymity for fear of victimization also called on the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the National Council…

FRSC Training School In Delta Ready Sept – Okowa

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) training school under construction AGBOR/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, said Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) training school under construction in the state, would be ready in September, 2020. He told journalists after inspecting the project located at Owa Oyibu, on Tuesday that the contractors handling the project had assured that it would be completed in June. Work commenced on the project being financed by the state government in January, 2020. The governor who also inspected construction work at Mother and Child Hospital and…