Tag: Okowa

Okowa presents N469.5bn ‘budget of inclusive growth and accelerated development’

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday, presented a budget proposal of N469.5 billion for 2022 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly for approval. Okowa, while presenting the budget, Christened “Budget of inclusive growth and accelerated development” to the state Assembly in Asaba, showed an increase of N85.54[Read More…]

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Delta govt denies acquiring land for ranching

Delta Government says it will not acquire any land for the purpose of ranching in the state as reported in certain quarters. The State Commissioner for Information, Mt Charles Aniagwu, made the clarification in a statement he issued on Friday in Asaba. He said that ranching and livestock breeding, rearing[Read More…]

‘Hat-Trick In Wastages’: APC chides Okowa over Commissioners’ appointment

The Delta Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has chided the Delta government for appointing too many state’s Commissioners, in spite of scarce resources. The party said this in a statement by the state Publicity Secretary (Caretaker), Mr Sylvester Imonina, on Monday in Asaba, describing the appointment as another[Read More…]

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Why we took up construction of Kwale-Beneku bridge from AGIP — Okowa

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has claimed the state government took up construction of Kwale-Beneku Bridge because AGIP and other oil companies operating in the area failed in their corporate social responsibility. The governor stated this in an interview with newsmen after inspecting the bridge project across Ase River linking[Read More…]

Delta Governor, Okowa

South-South Governors express displeasure as Presidency shuns security meeting

  South-South Governors and leaders from the Niger Delta region have expressed their displeasure and demanded an apology from the Presidency for shunning the region’s stakeholders meeting.  The meeting scheduled to be held in Rivers State on Tuesday was to discuss the emerging threats to the peace in the Niger[Read More…]

Delta State Closes All Borders And Businesses

To curtail the spread of the Corona Virus pandemic, all land borders into and out of Delta state are to be shut effective 6am, Sunday, March 29, 2020 and all businesses-malls, supermarkets, markets and shops -are to close from Wednesday, April 1. This was announced in a state broadcast by[Read More…]

Governor Adams Oshiomhole Accuses Okowa, Wike Of Deploying Militants To Edo

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole, has accused Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of deploying militants in Edo State to disrupt the governorship election. He also alleged that the governors have raised N2b for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP candidate Osagie Ize-Iyamu “at a time they[Read More…]

Delta State To Demolish Houses of Confirmed Kidnappers Says Governor Okowa

Hard times await convicted kidnappers in Delta State, as the government has vowed to demolish their property and those of their collaborators in the state to check incidents of kidnapping and other criminal activities. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa read the riot acts when he received Zanna Ibrahim, the state’s new Commissioner[Read More…]