2023: Isoko Monarchs Endorse Bashorun Askia For House of Representatives, Say He’s Best Among Aspirants

  Traditional rulers in Isoko Land have thrown their weights behind the aspiration of a formidable political leader in Isoko with wealth of experience in grassroots politics, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, in clinching the ticket to contest for the Isoko Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives. The traditional rulers who met at the palace of His Royal Majesty, Anthony Ovrawah, the Odio-ologbo of Oleh kingdom, who is the Chairman of Isoko South Traditional Rulers Council, unanimously endorsed Bashorun Askia Ogieh, saying that his past leadership records qualified him for…

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2023: Delta South Stakeholders, Opinion Leaders Endorse, Support Oborevwori Governorship Ambition

STAKEHOLDERS and Opinion Leaders in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta South Senatorial District have endorsed the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori for governorship candidate of the party in the 2023 general election. They also passed a vote of confidence on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, following a motion raised by the Secretary Delta State Board of Internal Revenue,  Mr. Mike Edegware and seconded by the Chairman of Burutu Local Government Council, Mr Godknows Angele. Speaking in Warri during a meeting of the stakeholders in…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Points Path To Social Regeneration As Delta Students Vow To Shun Cultism, Other Vices

      Students of Delta state origin have agreed to shun cultism, internet fraud, examination malpractice and other social vices in the society. The students took the decision at a one-day sensitisation and awareness programme tagged “Delta State Student’s Summit” with the theme “Role of Student Leaders Towards Curtailing the Menace of Cultism and Other Social Vices” held at the Mom Civic Centre, Warri on Wednesday. The programme was organized by the Office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Student’s Affairs in conjunction with the Delta State…

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Askia Ogieh Inspects DESOPADEC Tower Under Construction

…..Expresses Satisfaction Over Project     The Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh yesterday paid a working visit to the ongoing DESOPADEC tower project. The MD who was elated at the pace of work commended the contractor for a job well done and for the use of standard materials for the project. This inspection visit happens to be the first major assignment carried out by the MD this new year, 2022. On his Entourage were the Executive Director Finance and Administration,…

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Bashorun Askia Hails Lawmaker Of The Year, Oborevwori

  Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has described Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, as an extraordinary law maker and advocate for good governance. In a goodwill message to the Speaker who was awarded Lawmaker of the Year, by Daily Independent Newspapers, Bashorun Askia noted that under Rt. Hon. Oborevwori’s watch, the Delta State House of Assembly has witnessed a level of stability, responsiveness and liaison with their constituents that have…

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DESOPADEC Has Saved Over N380m From Its Biometric Initiative For Last Two Years- Askia Ogieh

By Joe Favour THE Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has revealed that the commission has recovered over three hundred and eighty million naira, N380m from the blockage of human loopholes and infractions through its biometric initiatives. Addressing newsmen after a two days media tour of projects executed by the commission in the three senatorial districts of the state, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the board, Bashorun Askia Ogieh said, “On assumption of office two years ago, the Board adopted a bottom-up model where communities in…

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DELTA 2023: PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER, BASHORUN ASKIA ADVISES URHOBO NATION

  The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has advised the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, to put its house together ahead of the 2023 governorship elections. Bashorun Askia, a foremost political grassroots leader in Isoko nation, gave the advice when the UPU 2023 Election Contact committee paid him a consultation visit at his country home in Uzere, Isoko South local government area of Delta state. Speaking during the visit, Bashorun Askia said, “The field appears to be overcrowded…

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Ogbimi Congratulates Ogieh On Birthday Anniversary

By Ovedhe Hezekiah-Oleh   MEMBER representing Isoko North Constituency in Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Jude Omena Ogbimi has congratulated the Managing Director of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh on his birthday anniversary. Ogbimi in a congratulatory message praised Bashorun Askia Ogieh’s philanthropic gestures which he said, cuts across the entire Isoko nation. The statement reads in parts; “On behalf of my family and the good people of Isoko North Constituency, I congratulate you on this special occasion of your birthday anniversary. “Over the years, you have inspired many leaders…

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Uzere Collapsed Bridge: Okowa Steps In As DESOPADEC MD, Askia Visit Site

The Managing Director/ CEO of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has assured the people of Uzere in Isoko South Local government area of Delta  and its neighboring communities of the immediate intervention of the state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa though the ministry of works. This was disclosed when the DESOPADEC MD, and president general of Uzere community visited the collapse Uzere/Asaba-Ase bridge in Isoko South. The collapsed bridge popularly called Eru Bridge was constructed by Julius Berger over 25 years ago, it was gathered by Politicsgovernance.com. Speaking at the site,…

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Delta @ 30: We Are On The Right Track – DESOPADEC Boss

  The managing director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has said that Delta State on the right trajectory to sustainable development. In a message to felicitate with the people mark the 30th anniversary of the creation of the state, Ogieh said the people have reasons to celebrate as the state has been able to overcome its challenges to become an outstanding example of of how to build a multi-ethnic society. “As we mark the creation of our dear state, Delta, 30 years…

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