DESOPADEC Trains Delta Women For Empowerment

  As part of its cooperate responsibilities, the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), has commence a two days  training for Delta women from the oil bearing communities at College of Education, Warri. The two day empowerment training for women  was drawn from the six ethnic nationalities of Itsekiri, Ijaw, Urhobo, Isoko, Ndokwa and Ika, that make up the mandate areas of the Commission. The Women empowerment programme, with the theme, “Converting My Passion Into My Source Of Income,” was organized in line with the Commission’s human capital…

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Bashorun Askia Unveil His Vision As DESOPADEC MD

  ..As Traditional Rulers From Oil Producing Communities Point Devt Plan for Commission By Perez Brisibe,   Traditional Rulers and leaders from oil producing communities of Delta State have pointed out a development plan for the management of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC. The commission, led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Askia Ogieh alongside other executives of the board, met with the various monarchs drawn from Ijaw, Urhobo, Isoko, Ndokwa and Itsekiri ethnic nations during a series of parley with them at…

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DESOPADEC MD Assures Host Communities Of Meaningful Dev’t

  Delta State Oil Producing Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has assured its host communities of adequate attention and meaningful rapid development. The Managing Director of DESOPADEC,  Bashorun Askia Ogieh, gave this assurance while inspecting an ongoing project at the faculty of Engineering at the Delta State University, Oleh Campus, Isoko South embarked upon by the commission. Bashorun Askia who was in company of President General of the Isoko Development Union, IDU, Chief Iduh Amadhe, stated that, host communities in the state will experience integrated and significant development under the current board…

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Join Hands With Gov Okowa For A Stronger Delta Askia Urges Deltans

By Joel Grandball, Chief Executive Office and Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has urged Deltans irrespective of political affiliation to  join hands with governor of the state, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for a stronger Delta. Chief Askia gave the charge while reacting to the court of appeal ruling that upheld the election of Okowa as governor of the state stressing that the truth must always prevail over falsehood. “The resounding victory of Governor Okowa during the last governorship election remains…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Ogieh Rebrands Media Unit With New Working Tools

  For quality broadcast of DESOPADEC programs and event, the Managing Director/CEO of the Commission, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has re-branded the media unit of the commission by providing modern gadgets to staff reporters of the Media and Public Affairs units in line with the current trend of diseminating of information to the general public. Presenting the items to staff reporters in her unit, Mrs Chinenye Ezonfade applauds the MD/CEO, Bashorun Askia Ogieh and the Board for the items. According to her, “these working tools would enhance performance and productivity of…

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Budget Defence: MNDA Should Learn From Askia-led DESOPADEC Board

By Perez Brisibe   IN the advent of the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration of Delta State in 2015, the governor, in his bid to reposition and restructure the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC to actualize its vision, decided to unbundle the agency in line with the model of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.   Dissolving the board, Governor Okowa, in a statement by his then Secretary to the State Government, Festus Agas, explained that he was restructuring the DESOPADEC board in line with the NDDC model…

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Chief Askia Ogieh Honnored By Society Groups

Chief Askia Ogieh the Managing Director and CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Commission, has received an award of Performance from Civil Society Organisations for his humanitarian approach to governance and leadership qualities. The groups, Centre for Peace, Transparency and Accountability together with Civil Society Groups for Good Governance, (CTPA) with Civil Society Groups for Good Governance,  were repsented by its Executive Director, Patrick Ogheneyore and his executives and Comrade Ogakwu Dominic for the Civil Society Group for Good Governance. Presenting the award on Tuesday to the DESOPADEC boss at…

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BASHORUN ASKIA OGIEH, MD/CEO DESOPADEC: A ROUND PEG IN A ROUND HOLE

  The man, BASHORUN ASKIA OGIEH, has the interests of the oil producing communities at heart, which he has shown from the inauguration of this new board, by commissioning some projects for immediately use. The town hall meetings that have held so far, show that everyone will smile at the end of the day, because projects that will be executed will be people oriented and for sure, bring about positive change in the lives of the people of the oil producing areas in the state. The era of uncompleted projects…

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We Must Have A Paradigm Shift From The Old DESOPADEC — Askia

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By Omoghene Benedict,   MANAGING Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief Askia Ogieh, has urged staff of the commission to have a paradigm shift from the old DESOPADEC to the new positive approach being implemented by the current board of the agency. The DESOPADEC boss gave the charge, Friday during an interactive session with staff of the commission at the 3-day in-house training session for staff of the Department of Investment and Industrial Promotion. Speaking on his vision for the…

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INVESTMENT AND INDUSTRIAL PROMOTION DEPARTMENT, DESOPADEC ORGANISES A 3-DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR ITS STAFF

A 3-day in-house training for the staff of the Department of Investment and Industrial Promotion kicked off yesterday amidst pomp and pageantry. The training with theme, ‘Enhancing Official Performance and Environmental Safety ‘, was initiated by the Acting Head, Investment and Industrial Promotion, Barrister Tsewo Edema. While, declaring the workshop opened yesterday, Barrister Edema stated that, the purpose of the in-house training was to improve the knowledge and enhance the performance of the staff, for the task ahead in their job and pleaded with them to embrace the opportunity created…

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