Okowa Congratulates Tompolo At 50

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Niger Delta activist and ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo as he clocks 50 years. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, said that Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, was an illustrious son of Niger Delta, who had contributed immensely to the peace and development of the region. He said that Ekpemupolo’s crave for the development of Niger Delta compelled him to embrace the Presidential Amnesty offered by the Federal Government to armed agitators in…

Passing of Sam Obi, Shocking, Painful — Okowa

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed shock and grief over the passing of a former Acting Governor of the state, Rt. Hon. Sam Obi. Obi, who hails from Ute-Okpu in Ika North East Local Government Area, reportedly passed on in the early hours of Saturday, a few days to his 60th birth anniversary, after a brief illness. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with Deltans, the people of Ika Nation and Ute-Okpu community in particular, over the demise of the renowned politician…

Umutu in Pensive Mood as Late Mr Austin Ojo Onwubolu is Laid to Rest

UMUTU/Nigeria: Death is inevitable, but no matter the age it comes, the people feels grief, No Wonder the people of Umutu community in Ukwuani local government Area especially the immediate family members were in deep pains as the remains of Late Mr Austin Ojo Onwubolu the President of Umutu Development Union (UDU) Benin city was buried in his home town. Mr Austin Ojo Onwubolu was born in 1961 to Pa Ojo Onwubolu of Umuonya family in Umutu where he attended C M S. Primary school (now known as Igili primary school)…

Okowa Mourns Ex-Commissioner, Omatsola Williams

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed sadness at the passing of Mrs Omatsola Williams. Williams, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Community Development in Okowa’s first term, reportedly died on Sunday night in Benin City, Edo, after a brief illness. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor commiserated with the people of Warri North Local Government Area and the Itsekiri nation, on the demise of the renowned politician and founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta. According…

Nzeogwu Urges Children to Care Adequately For Parents

OKPANAM/Nigeria: The need for children to cater adequately for their parents in order for them to be strong enough to attain oldage  has been stressed. A front line indigene of Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Joseph Audu Nzeogwu, who stated this in Okpanam shortly after the burial ceremony of his father, late elder Mark Nzeogwu, the immediate elder brother to famous Nigerian Military Officer, late Major Kaduna Chukwuma Nzeogwu, underscored the importance of routine medical attention to the aged. Mr. Joseph Nzeogwu, who described his…

Okowa Congratulates Uche Secondus At 66

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Monday, congratulated the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, on his 66th birth anniversary. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said Secondus as an astute politician, had elevated the profile of PDP and added value to its integrity. He commended the national chairman for his contribution to the growth and development of the party and democracy in Nigeria. Okowa recalled that Secondus played a significant role in stabilizing the PDP since…

Okowa congratulates Tony Elumelu at 58

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, congratulated Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr Tony Elumelu, on his 58 birth anniversary. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, described Elumelu as a consummate banker, genteel economist, savvy entrepreneur and great philanthropist with a huge passion to empower humanity. He stated that Deltans would remain proud of Tony Elumelu for his legendary accomplishments, particularly in his Africapitalism mantra, for the uplifting of Africans. Okowa also commended the UBA and Heirs Holdings boss…

Thousands Bid Farewell as Sabo GRA President, Wife, Daughter Are Laid Rest

KADUNA/Nigeria: Thousands of mourners on Friday, were on ground to bid farewell to the late President General of the Tsaunin Kura GRA Residents Association (Sabo GRA), Comrade Dr. Silas Adamu, his wife and daughter who died on Monday March 8, from a ghastly car accident along Kaduna-Abuja Highway. A statement signed by the Executive PRO, Sabo GRA, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, made available on Sunday March 21, said that the burial procession began at the St. Gerard’s Catholic Hospital, where hundreds of vehicles escorted the remains to ECWA English Service…

Okowa Congratulates Ugwuanyi At 57

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, congratulated his Enugu State counterpart, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, as he clocks 57. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa commended the governor for his sterling contributions to the growth and development of Enugu State. He stated that Ugwuanyi’s vision of deploying government services to create fair and equal opportunity for every willing citizen to make a living and create wealth, educate children, and enjoy life in a peaceful and secure environment was commendable. He…

Okowa Mourns Tuwere Utuama

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has commiserated with the Utuama family on the death of their wife, Dr (Mrs) Tuwere Utuama. The deceased who reportedly died after a brief illness at 65, is wife to Professor Amos Utuama SAN, former Deputy Governor of Delta. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the governor described the demise of Mrs Utuama as sad and painful, saying that departed Tuwere was a loving wife and mother who supported her husband’s political, academic and…