DESOPADEC Commissions, Hands Over Housing Unit To Maritime University At Okerenkoko

  …It’s cheering and encouraging, says Otuaro By Larry Toritsemode Mogbeyiteren & Judith Ebitimi Kwamande The Deputy Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Dcn. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro has described the initiative of the state’s number 1 interventionist agency, DESOPADEC, of constructing, completing, commissioning and handing over an ultra modern housing unit at Okerenkoko to the management of the Nigerian Maritime University as very cheering and encouraging. He stated that the project would certainly go a long way in addressing the nagging accommodation challenges presently confronting the young and strategic institution…

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Jifas Ogbon Congratulates Ohworode Of Olomu At 103

Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has congratulated the Ohworode Of Olomu Kingdom, HRM Dr. Richard Layeguen Ogbon, Oghoro 1, JP+, RDN on his 103rd birthday, In his birthday wishes Jifas said, Only King can achieve such feat that the Royal Cannon of Anglican Communion hsa achieved. According to Jifas Sony Ogbon, “The Ohworode righteous way of life, sincerity and love for all his subjects without discriminationhas earned him this longevity   “And his continuous efforts in ensuring that Delta State is…

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Gunmen Abduct Atiku’s Mother in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have a woman simply identified as Mrs.  Angelina, mother of a First Bank manager in one of the branches in Delta State, Philip Atiku, at her Oguname-Olomu residence in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. The victim, Angelina Atiku, aged 65, was whisked away by the hoodlums who stormed her residence at about 8p.m. Though details of the incident was sketchy as at press time, sources at the scene of the incident disclosed that the arm wielding gunmen numbering four, forced her into…

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Delta Local Content Agency Bill Passes Second Reading

  The Delta State Local Content Agency Bill, 2019 on Tuesday  passed second reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The proposed law makes it compulsory for companies and contractors operating in the state to engage fifty percent of its workers from within the state. Opening debate on the Local Content Agency Bill, the Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere said apart from creating jobs the Agency has the mandate to help prospective investors source for skilled manpower from among the locals. He said the bill if passed…

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Delta Assembly To Collaborate With State Police Command To Tackle Security Challenges

  The Delta State House of Assembly is to collaborate with the State Command of the Nigeria Police Force in ensuring effective crime fighting and prevention at the grassroots. The Speaker of the State Assembly,  Rt Hon  Sheriff Oborevwori made the promise when the newly posted State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Inuwa  Hafiz  paid him and other members of the House   a courtesy visit in his office on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The Speaker commended the  new Commissioner of Police  for being proactive in crime fighting and prevention…

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Delta Assembly Resumes Plenary After Christmas Break

  *** Approves  Governor Okowa’s Request For Construction  Of Film Village, Leisure Park At Ugbolu- Asaba The Delta State House of Assembly   resumed plenary on Tuesday, January 14, 2020  after a four week break for Christmas and new year celebrations. The highlight of the resumed sitting, the first in 2020 was the approval of a request by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction of a film village and leisure park in Ugbolu, Oshimili North local government area of the state.   The construction of the film village and leisure…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Calls On Deltans To Support Policies,  Programmes Of Governor Okowa

  *** Implores Lawmakers  To Put  All Hands On Deck For Successful Completion Of  Session The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Deltans to continue to support the policies and programmes of the state Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa. In his welcome address on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 on resumption of Plenary, the Speaker while congratulating the Governor on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, urged Deltans to continue to support the Governor in his…

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DESOPADEC Officials Inspect Projects In Isoko Nation

  Officials of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Commission, DESOPADEC led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bashorun Askia Ogieh stormed Isoko Nation for project Inspection tour Speaking, Askia said, “The Project inspection is aimed at accessing the level of work done so far for possible commissioning. According to The DESOPADEC Boss, “We came to see for ourselves the completion level of the projects inspected to enable us plan for the commissioning. Areas visited for the inspection includes, Lecturers Guest House and a Modern Hostel, Infrastructural Development…

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Okowa Victory At Supreme Court Was Expected By Deltans- Omote

  By Omoghene Benedict, The National coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, Prince Emmanuel Omote has disclosed that the victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru at the Supreme Court was well expected by Deltans. Omote, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Ughelli South, said, “Our brother Chief Great Ogboru should come in term with the outcome of the judgment delivered and join hands with Okowa to build Delta of our dreams. According to him, “I am passionately appealing to Great Ogboru to accept defeat and…

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Gunmen Assassinates PDP Chairman In Delta

Unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins have shot dead the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Olomu ward One in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The deceased, Mr. Paul Onomuakpokpo was killed while in his way from where he had gone to celebrate the Supreme Court victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru. It was gathered. According to sources, Onomuakpokpo was killed on Wednesday 8 Janauary, 2019 along Ogoni-Olomu road. A source who claimed to be with the deceased said; “We were together at…

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