Staff Welfare, Training, Others Are My Top Priorities – Magaji

KANO/Nigeria: Muazu Magaji, Kano State Commissioner for Works by has stressed the need for staff welfare, capacity building through staff training as he resumed officially at the Kano State Ministry of Works. Engr. Magaji was received on arrival by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in company of ministry officials. Magaji in his address to the Government officials stressed the need for unity of purpose, team work, and sincerity in carrying out official duties. He told the ministry officials the welfare of the staff, capacity building through staff training and…

Re-assess over 20-Year-Old Roads, Okowa tells FG

SAPELE/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the Federal Government to re-assess all roads constructed over 20 years ago with a view to reconstructing failed ones. He made the call on Sunday while inspecting ongoing work on failed portions of Warri-Benin highway being reconstructed by the state government. The governor said that many federal roads across the country were aging and that the Federal Government should do a total reassessment of such roads and intervenes promptly. According to him,  if the Federal Government fails to act fast,…

Amaechi Promises Better Times For Staff ….Declares free transport services

Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (middle), flanked by the Honourable Minister of State for Transportation Gbemisola Saraki (left) and  Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, during an interactive session with Staff of the Ministry of Transportation ABUJA/Nigeria: Minister of Transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has declared free transportation services for staff and management of the ministry. Amaechi said the decision was to help ameliorate the challenges faced by the staff in the discharge of their civic duties. The Minister stated this at an interactive session…

Again, Okowa Urged to Send Coaster Area Development Agency Proposal as Executive Bill to DTHA

ASABA/Nigeria: The Peace advocate and chief sponsor of the Coaster Area Development Agency, CADA Bill, Niger Delta human rights activist and environmentalist, Comrade (Amb) Sheriff Mulade has Congratulated Sen Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa , Governor of Delta State and his Deputy Dcn Barr Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, on their second term in office and given further reasons why the Coaster Area Development Agency, CADA Bill, should be passed without delay by the State House of Assembly. Speaking with newsmen in Asaba during the inaugural ceremony of the Governor’s second term, Comrade…

Second Term Transition: Mulade Urges Okowa to Appoint Competent Persons on Merits …Commends Governor for setting up transition committee

WARRI/Nigeria: A Niger Delta community leader, Amb. Comrade Sheriff Mulade has urged the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, to appoint competent and credible people into his cabinet to fast track development in the second term of his administration. He also advised the Governor to pick those who are tested, proven and trusted in handling the affairs of the State no matter their positions within the political family. Comrade Mulade who gave the charge while congratulating Governor Okowa for his electoral victory said the second term of Okowa administration deserved the support of…

Ukah Call on State Media Houses to Improve in Promoting Govt. Programme, Activities

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah has called on the staff of the Ministry of Information and the State owned Media Houses to redouble their effort in the dissemination of Information of Government Programmes and activities. Chief Ukah made the call during the delegate conference of the state chapter of the National Union of Printing, Publishing and Paper Product Workers in Asaba. The Commissioner who was represented at the occasion by the Director of information and the functioning Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Information, Mr. Pau…

Okowa Asks Commissioners to Handover May 24, 2019 to Permanent Secretaries in their Ministries

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (5th right); Deputy Governor, of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (4th left); Secretary to State Government, Hon. Ovie Agas (4th right); Head of Delta State Civil Service, Mr. Reginald Bayoko (3rd right); Chief of State Government House, Hon. Tam Brisibe (3rd left) and Other’s, during a Valedictory Exco Meeting in Government House Asaba.  PIX; JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ASABA/Nigeria: As part of the process of ending the first tenure of of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa , and commencement of another four years running the state, the commissioners…

“We are not Ready to Rehabilitate the Agbor – Amukpe Road” – FG

ABUJA/Nigeria: The federal government had said they are not ready to rehabilitate the Agbor-Amukpe federal Road, as there is an already on going contract work going on. Speaking  the Managing Director / CEO of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nuruddeen Rafindadi (Engr) stated this when gave briefing on the number of roads completed which he stated that the agency has completed an additional 212 capital projects to the 88 road projects earlier reported and over 100 direct labour works within FERMA’s scope of work nationwide. According to the MD,…

DTSG Puts Smiles on Pensioners’ Faces …Approves Work on Five Roads …Approves Appointment of Three Traditional Rulers

ASABA/Nigeria: The faces of some pensioners in Delta State will soon be filled with smiles as the state government has approved an increase in the pension payable to them. Those to benefit, according to the State Commissioner for Information, Ogbueshi Patrick Ukah, are pensioners that retired before May 2000 who have gotten a 33% increase in the rates of pension they receive. Ukah, who spoke after the State Executive Council meeting held in Asaba and presided over by the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, disclosed that the increase is…

Ossai to Replace Ochor as Executive Director in DESOPADEC

Dr Samuel Ochonogor Neye Ossai ASABA/Nigeria: Dr Samuel Ochonogor Neye Ossai,  a lecturer in the Department of Food and Nutrition, Delta State University, Abraka had be nominated for Executive Director  position of the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commissions ,  DESOPADEC. Dr Ossai’s name is among the names submitted  by the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to the State House of Assembly for confirmation. Other names are  Mr Julius Takeme and Mr Freeman Orits Fregene for appointment as Commissioners and members of the State…