Governor Matawalle Commends Okowa’s Huge Investment In Education, Road Infrastructure Outstanding

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor of Zamfara, Dr Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday, said Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa’s huge investment in road construction and education were outstanding and life-changing. Matawalle disclosed this in his remarks while inaugurating Igumbor-Otiku Secondary School, Boji-Boji Agbor and 13.9km internal roads and drainges in Okpanam within Asaba capital territory. He described Okowa as a leader who “builds bridges across all divides and focuses on developing his people through life-changing projects”. The Zamfara Governor, who was in company with his Sokoto State counterpart, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, stated that…

Facilities in Kwale, Ughelli, Oleh, and Other Hospitals in Delta Approved for Upgrade

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government in an Executive Council Meeting, presided over by the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, had approved the comprehensive upgrade of facilities in Central Hospitals in Kwale, Ughelli, Oleh, Agbor, Warri and Sapele This was made known in a press briefing by the State commissioner of Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu after the Council meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the Government House, Asaba. He disclosed that approval was also given for Delta Cares Programme, a partnership programme with the World Bank, to resuscitate small and…

Delta To Inaugurate Roads, Schools In Warri

WARRI/Nigeria: Delta State Government on Thursday announced that it would on Feb. 2, 2021, inaugurate completed road and school projects in Warri and Effurun. In continuation of his statewide projects inauguration programme, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta will on February 2, inaugurate two roads and schools in Warri and Uvwie Local Government Areas of the state. The Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, disclosed this to newsmen shortly after inspecting the projects in company with his Basic and Secondary Education counterpart, Mr Patrick Ukah. The roads for inauguration, according to…

CSC Releases 2020 Compulsory Promotion Examination Result

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Civil Service Commission said the result of the examination of officers on Salary Grade Level 05-10 in the State Civil Service who sat for the 2020 Compulsory Promotion Examination is out. A statement signed by the State Director of Information, Mr Dona Obuseh, advised all affected officers to check their results at the commission’s office, No. 6 Life and Power Christian Assembly Road, off Maryam Babandiga Way, Asaba. According to the statement, the affected officers should do the checking with effect from Monday, 21st September, 2020…

COVID-19: Delta Reopens Cinemas, Hotel Restaurants

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Thursday announced the reopening of cinemas, film Houses, eatries and hotel restaurants as the state continues to flatten the COVID-19 curve. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu who stated this during a press conference in Asaba, said although cinemas and other hotel restaurants are now allowed to operate, they must operate at 50 percent of their capacity and ensure all COVID-19 preventive protocols as enshrined by the NCDC were observed. He warned that the state government will continue to monitor the operations of these…

Delta Local Govt, Primary School Retirees Protests, Bemoan Delay in Gratuities

By Nkechi Odumosor ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government and the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa had been called to pay the benefits of Local Government/Primary School Retirees in the state, as the retired workers since 2014 had been deprived of the rights and savings due to the delay in processing and paying of service that had been diligently carried out. Making the demand in a protest, which was carried out by the aggrieved members of the Delta State Local Government/Primary School Teachers Contributory Retirees, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Asaba…

Delta Exco Approves N4 Billion for Construction of Floating Market

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Executive Council (Exco) has approved the sum of N4 billion for the construction of Ogheye Ultra Modern Concrete Floating Market project. Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu made the disclosure in a post-Exco press briefing in Asaba on Wednesday. According to him, the market is huge and will require more than N4 billion to complete bearing its peculiar nature. He stated that the market located in Warri North Local Government Area will take more than N4 billion to complete because it is huge…

Delta Inaugurates 20 Agric Tractors, Warns Against Misuse

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government had inaugurated 20 tractors procured for agricultural productivity to enhance the food production in the state. The ceremony for the inauguration was carried out by the Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, in Asaba, with a warning that anyone who failed to do the right thing with the equipment would be brought to book. He stated that the tractors were procured to encourage citizens to go back to farming, and explained that equipment would be available to every farmer in need of them. According…

Death Forces DTSG Embarks On Removal of Illegal Structure in Govt Secretariat

ASABA/Nigeria: In its determination to eradicate criminality in the state, the Delta State Government has commenced the removal of illegal structures in Old Secretariat Complex along Summit Road, Asaba. According to the Director of Delta State Taskforce on Environment, who refused to identify her name, there was an issue in the Secretariat Complex wherein an administrative staff (name withheld) attached to the Ministry of Housing was murdered by one of the said illegal occupant. She stated that as a result of this, the Delta State Taskforce on Environment investigated and…