Okwuofu Condoles With Governor Okowa, Family Over The Demise Of Pa Arthur Okowa

ASABA/Nigeria: Chairman of the Delta State Civil Service Commission, Dame Nkem Okwuofu, has expressed deep grief and sadness over the sudden demise of Pa. Arthur Okowa, father of the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, January 28, at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba. Dame Okwuofu, who conveyed her sorrow in a condolence message to the Delta State Governor, described Pa. Okowa as a father figure who not only groomed and guided her like his own daughter, but was a solid pillar of comfort and succour, who impacted positively…

Dame Okwuofu Mourns The Passing Of Delta Assembly Majority Leader, Tim Owhefere

ASABA/Nigeria: Chairman of the Delta State Civil Service Commission, Dame Nkem Okwuofu, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden passing of Hon. Tim Kome Owhefere, the Majority Leader of the Delta State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, January 27, at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, after a brief illness. He was 57. Her commiseration was contained in a condolence message personally signed by Dame Okwuofu herself, in which she bemoaned the fact that Hon. Tim Owhefere was still very young at 57 and his demise had come at a…

New Delta Universities Will Create More Admission Spaces, Raise Quality – Aniagwu

LAGOS/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has reaffirmed that the state government was establishing more universities to create more spaces for admission seekers and to raise the quality of graduates produced by the institutions. Aniagwu said the development was also informed by the decline in the number of candidates seeking admission into Colleges of Education and Polytechnics. He disclosed this while interacting with media executives during a visit to media houses in Lagos on Thursday. The Commissioner, who was in company with the Chief Press Secretary to…

Education Ministry To Embark On Quality Assurance Visits To Private Schools

By Magnus Emuji ASABA/Nigeria: In furtherance of effective service delivery for the overall benefit of the society, the Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, through its department of the Quality Assurance, has concluded plans to embark on a full scale quality assurance visits to  private nursery, primary and secondary schools in the state. A statement signed by the Director of Quality Assurance/Inspectorate, Mr. Enerst Ossai, on behalf of the Commissioner in charge of the ministry, Mr. Patrick Ukah, said that the monitoring visit was targeted at all schools,…

Warri Rep Member Ereyitomi Commiserates With Delta State Governor Over Demise Of His Father, Pa. Okowa

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Honourable Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP condoles with Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and his entire family over the demise of their father Pa. Arthur Okowa Thursday January 28, 2021. Chief Ereyitomi JP described Sir Arthur Okowa as a true politician in their time whose political prowess his son the governor took over and has displayed sagacity in the administration of the state , he added that late Pa. Okowa has lived a good life and…

Okowa Gets Commendation For Tackling Unemployment

By Magnus Emuji ASABA/Nigeria: An entrepreneur and makeup artist, Miss Ekene Bernice Uchibuolu, who participated in the state government’s Skill Training and Entrepreneurship scheme, has commended Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, for the initiative aimed at tackling unemployment in the state. Miss Uchibuolu, who is the Proprietress of the Bernice Beautified, gave the commendation on the occasion of the grand opening of her business outfit in Asaba recently. She specifically lauded the State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, and her father, Mr. Innocent Uchibuolu,…

Ochor Mourns Hon Tim Owhefere, Calls Him Able and Sagacious Major

ASABA/Nigeria: Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, the Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly had called the demise of the Majority Leader, and member representing Isoko North State Constituency, Hon. Tim Owhefere of the State House of Assembly as a big blow to legislative advancement of the state, as he was a strong pillar to the unity, peace and legislative work of the House. In a statement and signed on the death of the former Majority Leader, Hon Tim Kome Owhefere, Ksc, Esq, he said his demise is…

OPINION: The Agbor Gas Plant Explosion

By Jerome-Mario Utomi. It is now obvious that while the world has changed around us, our nation has stood still. This affirmation is predicated on the information that as the dust raised by human carnage of October 8, 2020, in Baruwa, Iyana Ipaja area of La­gos State, gas explosion that claimed no fewer than five lives, razed 25 buildings, 16 shops, and a private school building, is beginning to settle, and the pains caused the families are beginning to wane, another wound that will require a long time to heal was on Saturday…

Chief Sheriff Mulade Mourns with Governor Okowa over Death of Father at 88

WARRI/Nigeria: The National Coordinator of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, an NGO, Chief Comrade Sheriff Mulade has commiserated with the family of the Delta State Governor, Dr. Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa over the death of his father Pa Sir Arthur Okowa. Chief Mulade, who is the Ibe-sorimowei of Gbaramatu Kingdom, prayed God to grant the Governor and his family the strength and fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. While quoting John chapter 5 verses 28 and 29, the CEPEJ CEO enjoined Dr. Okowa to take solace in the fact…

Reps Minority Caucus Condoles Okowa on Father’s Demise …. Mourns Tim Owhefere’s Death with Deltans

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has consoled the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa over the passing of his father, Sir Okorie Uzoma Arthur Okowa, on Thursday, January 28, 2021. In a statement by the Minority Leader of the House, Hon Ndudi Elumelu on Thursday, the Caucus expressed sadness over the demise of Governor Okowa’s Father, saying that his passing has created a great vacuum, not only in the Okowa family but also in Delta State as a whole. The Minority Leader described Pa.…