Special Birthday Publication, Celebrating Bashorun Askia Ogieh: The Grassroots Generalissimo

  Bashorun Askia Ogieh is a man of many parts whose political profile and antecedents in every respect leave no discerning mind in doubt where he derives his powers from. For many, he is a consummate politician whose stratagem cuts across the politics of all ages. He is a man who is not given to a particular lifestyle, his leadership style and approach to issues and policies are as dynamic as they come. The Udu of Isoko nation, a man who is in tune with the traditions of his people…

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OBOREVWORI SALUTES BASHORUN ASKIA OGIEH ON HIS BIRTHDAY

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh on his birthday today. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker extolled the leadership virtues of Bashorun Askia Ogieh. Describing him as an astute administrator and dependable ally, the Speaker prayed God Almighty to guide, protect and grant him more fruitful years ahead. According to the Statement; “I join…

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How Askia Led DESOPADEC Board Celebrated One-Year Anniversary

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  *Embarks on 8-day project commissioning *Askia-led board possesses unusual passion for project delivery – Oborevwori *Our mandate is in line with Okowa’s SMART agenda – Diden By Perez Brisibe JULY 31st made it one year since the Bashorun Askia Ogieh led Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC board was inaugurated with a charge on the new board to key into the new SMART approach of the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa led administration in addressing the pressing needs of the oil bearing communities in the state. The board which…

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DESOPADEC: Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Commissions Agoloma Cottage Hospital

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on Tuesday  commissioned the DESOPADEC constructed Agoloma Cottage Hospital in Patani Local Government Area of the  State. In his remarks, the Speaker implored the people of the community to take advantage of its proximity for their health needs. Rt Hon Oborevwori who described the Cottage Hospital as dividend of democracy to the people, thanked  them for voting massively for Governor Okowa and other PDP candidates in the last general elections and their show of love and…

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Interview: DESOPADEC Era Of Abandoned Projects In Delta Is Gone —Ogieh

    Bashorun Askia Ogieh is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC). In this interview, he talks about the innovations his board introduced in the last one year to meet the development challenges of the mandate areas and the many successes achieved so far. When Delta State Governor appointed you as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of DESOPADEC Board, he gave a very rich citation. How would you say these credentials have actually prepared you for the position? Ordinarily, the experiences in…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Flags-Off Projects Commissioning As Board Marks First Anniversary

By Politicsgovernance.com Managing Director/CEO, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has appealed to Oil producing communities in the state to protect projects sited in their various communities to encourage the Commission to do more for them. Speaking at the flagging off of the commissioning of projects to mark the first anniversary of the Board, Askia said, “The essence of the commissioning was to showcase to the people what the Board has been able to achieve for them this past one year. “You will recall that…

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Okowa Is A Visionary Leader As Askia Celebrates Him At 61

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission,, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has described the state governor, Sen Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on the occasion of his birthday as a visionary leader that has remodeled Delta state in recent times. Bashorun Askia in his birthday congratulatory message to the governor said, “Your Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, as you mark your birthday today, we at Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) are proud to celebrate you and to further pledge our…

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Maj-Gen Omu At 80: DESOPADEC MD, Askia Calls Him A Bridge Builder And Mentor

  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has felicitated with elder statesman and Othuke of Isokoland, Major-General (Chief) Paul Ufuoma Omu (rtd.), as he clocks 80 years of age. Bashorun Askia, in a personally signed statement describes the former Military Governor of South-Eastern State, Nigeria between July 1975 and July 1978, as his mentor, father, bridge builder of repute and foremost peace ambassador, According to Askia, My joy is that Major-General Omu’s track record, as an elder statesman, national leader…

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DESOPADEC Loses Overah As Askia Mourns

  The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed shock and sadness over the death of one of the board members of the agency, Hon. Joyce Overah. The late board member who represented the Urhobo ethnic nationality of Sapele, Ethiope West and Okpe Local Council Areas, died on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 after a brief illness. “We have lost an articulate, passionate and forthright member of our board whose painful passage is hard to imagine. But…

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Chief E. K Clark, A Towering Pillar At 93, Says DESOPADEC MD

  The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has described Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark as a towering pillar and source of strength to many he has mentored. Bashorun Askia said Chief E.K. Clark who is celebrating his 93 years birthday, is an avowed advocate of equal rights, defender of justice and fairness. In a birthday message he personally signed, Bashorun Askia said: “It is with a heart full of pride and thankfulness to God almighty that I celebrate…

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