Ochor Celebrate Dame Okowa @ 59, Likened Her Work to Mother Teresa

 Dame Edith Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: The Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor had felicitated with the wife of the State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa on her birthday. The Deputy Speaker extolled the first lady for her zeal of love towards the needy, and welfare of the general poor in the state, with her work using the 05 Initiative. In a statement by his Press Secretary, Mr.  Emmanuel Enebeli on Monday, Hon Ochor stated that her passion to help uplift lives of Deltans and non Deltans, who…

Oborevwori Felicitates With Dame Edith Okowa on Her Birthday

Dame Edith Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the wife of the State Governor and Founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, on the occasion of the celebration of her birthday today, Monday June 1, 2020. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker described the First Lady as an epitome of humility, saying she has positively impacted on the lives of Deltans through her pet project. According to the Speaker, the establishment of sickle cell clinics across local…

Okowa Mourns Ex-NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru

Dr Maikanti Baru ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed deep sadness on the demise of immediate past Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru. Baru died on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 60, after a brief illness. He hailed from Jama’are in Bauchi State. He was appointed 18th Group Managing Director of NNPC, on July 4, 2016 and retired on July 7, 2019 upon attainment of 60 years. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa commiserated…

Okowa Celebrates Rainoil Founder, Gabriel Ogbechie, at 54

Mr Gabriel Ogbechie ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday felicitated with the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Rainoil Limited, Mr Gabriel Ogbechie, as he clocks 54 on May 28. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said Ogbechie was an illustrious son of Delta who had through numerous investments in oil and gas, agriculture and other business concerns, contributed immensely to the growth and development of the state. He said that Ogbechie’s contribution to the state was heart-warming and…

Okowa Salutes Emma Ogidi at 64

Bro. Emmanuel Ogidi ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday congratulated National Vice-Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South, Bro. Emmanuel Ogidi as he clocks 64 on May 28. The governor, who poured encomium on the renowned politician, commended him for his dedication, loyalty and commitment to the unity and growth of the party at all times. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor joined Ogidi’s friends and political associates in celebrating his remarkable life of service to the party and…

Okowa Mourns New Telegraph Editor, Waheed Bakare

Mr. Waheed Bakare ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Wednesday commiserated with management of New Telegraph Newspaper over the passing of its Saturday Editor, Mr. Waheed Bakare. The governor also condoled with the family, the Nigerian Union of Journalists, the Nigerian Guild of Editors and the entire media industry over the passing of the renowned journalist. Bakare died on Sunday in Lagos after a brief illness and has since been buried according to Islamic rites. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Wednesday in…

Okowa Greets Clark at 93

Okowa and Clerk ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday congratulated Ijaw national leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, as he clocks 93 on Monday, May 25. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor described the nonagenarian as “a fearless and patriotic leader’’, who cares for the interests of his people and the peaceful co-existence of Nigerians. He said that Clark had worked so hard to place his name in the annals of history as a great fighter of the…

Okowa to Karibi-Whyte: You Were a Quintessential Jurist, Scholar Par Excellence

Late Justice Karibi-Whyte ASABA/Nigeria: The late and renowned Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, author and Professor of Law, Justice Karibi-Whyte had been described as quintessential jurist and a great scholar, by the Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, as he expressed deep sadness on the demise of legal icon, at the age of 88, on Friday in Port Harcourt after a brief illness. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with the people of Kalabari Kingdom, Rivers Government and Abonnema…

Warri NASS Member Ereyitomi Celebrates Legal Luminary Ariyo, Describes Him as Great Man

ABUJA/Nigeria: Warri National Assembly Member representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP has sent a warn congratulatory message to a legal luminary, Barr. Chief Robinson Ariyo on the occasion of his birthday Tuesday May 19, 2020. Chief Ereyitomi JP, while congratulating Chief Ariyo described the celebrant as great man who is progressive minded wanting the good of the people at all times especially his role, advise and support at the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown towards assisting Warri federal constituents. He urged him  to continue…

“Our Caucus Feels Your Pains”- Reps Minority Tells Makinde

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has commiserated with the Governor of Oyo state, Governor Seyi Makinde, over the sudden death of his bosom friend and the State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Hon. Kehinde Ayoola. The lawmakers, in a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, said their hearts and thoughts have been with Governor Makinde over the loss of his trusted ally, who played critical roles in his emergence as governor as well as…