Two Critically Injured As Delta State Governor Convoy Is Involved In Fatal Accident

Two persons are in critical condition as the convoy of the Delta State Governor, Rt Hon Sheriff F.O Oborevwori was involved in a fatal accident while returning from Warri to Asaba on Monday. Though the report is sketchy, it was gathered that incident happened just after Federal College of Education Technical Asaba, opposite Steel company. Sources disclosed that one of the Orderlies and Drivers are the injured victims and they are currently receiving medical treatment at an undisclosed hospitals. The source disclosed that one of the vehicles’ tyre burst while…

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Nigerian Army Bar Journalists From Covering Okuama Destruction As Governor Oborevwori Visits Scene

The Nigerian Army, on Monday, prevented journalists from accompanying the Delta Governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori to access the extent of destruction at the warring communities of Okoloba and Okuama in Bomadi and Ughelli South Local Governments Area. Governor Sheriff who had visited the communities held a closed door meeting with the Military for over an hour. The Delta state governor, was received by the leader of the military JTF, General Officer Commanding 6 Division Nigeria Army, Major General Jamaal Abdulsalam. The military Joint Task Force, however, barred journalists from…

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Appoint Igumbor As Permanent Secretary, Group Appeals To Gov. Oborevwori

..Says former DNS’s experience, discipline, leadership skills, qualify her for PS   The Delta State Nurses Forum for Truth, Justice and Good Governance (DSTJGG) has appealed to the Governor Sheriff Oborevwori, to consider promoting the immediate past Director of Nursing Services, Mrs. Gloria Igumbor, to the position of a Permanent Secretary in recognition of her contributions to the growth and development of the Nursing sector in the State. The Forum which made this passionate appeal via a press statement signed by the Publicity Secretary, Comrade Nicholas Amadi, and made available…

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Delta Connecting Communities With Roads, Bridges For Sustainable Devt.- Oborevwori

  Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday, said the State Government was connecting communities with roads and bridges for the sustainable development of the state. Governor Oborevwori stated this during inspection of Okpanam-Ibusa bypass road; Beneku bridge; Emevor-Orogun Road; Orere bridge and Model Technical College, Orerokpe. The Governor who emphasised on project continuity for sustainable development, said it was a fulfillment of his pledge to complete existing projects while also initiating new ones. Oborevwori said; “the Okpanam-Ibusa bypass is a road that is very key to connect from…

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Oborevwori’s MORE Agenda Not A Slogan, But Work Plan – Izeze

  Delta State Commissioner for Works, Highways and Urban Roads, Comrade Reuben Izeze yesterday said Governor Sheriff Oborevwori’s M.O.R.E Agenda is not just a slogan but a work plan to deliver more tangible and people oriented projects to Deltans. Izeze disclosed this during inspection of projects sites of CCECC NIG LIMITED, contractor handling the construction of drainage channel from Owa-Alero and Owa-Alizomor and Owa-Odie to link Iyi-Amah Stream in Ika North East Local Government Area of the state. The project consists of length of channel 6,020m with an open channel…

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Oborevwori Fast Tracking Development In Delta – Eaocgov

  Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, came prepared, proactively took the driver’s seat and fast tracking mega infrastructure development across the three senatorial districts, in fulfillment of his overall electioneering campaigns promises to the people. Executive Assistant on Orientation and Communications to the Governor, Dr Latimore Oghenesivbe made the assertion on Wednesday in Asaba, during Morning Ride live public affairs programme aired on Delta Television, saying that his Boss being a major player in the system before taking over state affairs as governor, came prepared and knew…

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Delta, NNPCL, UTM Offshore Sign Agreement To Develop Floating LNG

  Delta State Government, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited and the UTM Offshore Ltd, Tuesday, signed a Shareholders Agreement for the development of first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas, FLNG in Nigeria. Secretary to the State Government, Dr Kingsley Emu and Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice, Mr Omamuzo Erebe signed for the Delta State Government, while the Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mele Kyari and Group Managing Director Julius Rone signed for NNPC Limited and UTM Offshore, respectively. With the agreement Delta State Government will own eight percent…

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FRANK KOKORI: SIGNIFICANCE OF THE OBOREVWORI INTERVENTION

BY MONDAY UWAGWU Recently, the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, visited the ailing former National General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in Warri, Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, during which he undertook to foot the medical bill of the famous labour leader and immediately cleared bills of two other patients. Chief Kokori, who is now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it is recalled, was the arrowhead of the massive nationwide pro-democracy strike in protest at the still controversial…

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Delta Retirees/ Pensioners Demand Justice Over Alleged Arbitrary Deductions

  Delta State Local Government Retirees are expressing their dissatisfaction with the alleged arbitrary removal of #8 million from pensions and gratuities of local government retirees. They are now demanding the immediate removal of the Auditor General and his deputy from office for misleading the Secretary to the State Government and the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON). The chairman, Pst Daniel Onosanimoni, and Secretary, Elder Godwin Ekelini, are outraged by the deductions and claim that the issue surrounding the #40 billion ALGON loan has caused even more distress…

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Delta Exco Approves N714.4B Budget For 2024 Fiscal Year

Delta State Executive Council, (EXCO), meeting presided over by Governor Sheriff Oborevwori, on Wednesday, approved a proposed budget of N714.4 billion for the 2024 fiscal year. The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Mr Sonny Ekedayen, who disclosed this at a post EXCO press briefing at Government House, Asaba, said “The proposed budget comprised N397 billion, representing 56 percent for Capital Expenditure, while N316 billion, representing 44 percent, is for recurrent expenditure. Ekadeyan, flanked by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sir Festus Ahon, said, “the 2024 proposed budget was premised on…

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