Okowa’s Daring Tackle On The Housing Challenge

  BY FIDELIS EGUGBO,   In a few months, Delta will be celebrating 29 years of its creation. The geographical area, Delta State as we know it today, is a culmination of political and historical events, including a succession of governments, that shaped the entity over the years partly under the defunct Western Region, Midwest, Bendel in post-independence Nigeria. Interestingly, a historical monument, the Mungo Park building in Asaba also attests to the fact that the ancient city of Asaba, which is today, Delta’s capital, was at a time the…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Felicitates With Okowa On First Anniversary Of Second Term In Office

  *** Describes  Him As A  Visionary Leader  With Unquantifiable  Achievements The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on his first anniversary of his second term in office, describing him as a tested, trusted and visionary leader with unquantifiable achievements. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, while felicitating with the Governor on the occasion of the celebration of his first anniversary of his second term in office, the Speaker said…

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Insecurity: Delta To Establish Security Outfit

  Delta Government on Tuesday said it had begun moves to establish a security force to check rising insecurity in the state. Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, made this known at a news conference in Asaba, and said that the proposed security outfit would be christened “Operation Delta Hawk”. Ebie said that the state government was concerned about the rising insecurity in the state occasioned by herders-farmers clashes, kidnapping and other crimes. He remarked that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa was worried about cases of death and injuries resulting…

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Inter-state Lockdown: Okowa Monitors Compliance, Warns Violators

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday warned that unauthorized vehicles entering the state in violation of restriction in inter-state movement ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to stem spread of COVID-19 around the country would be impounded. Besides, the governor, who gave the warning while monitoring compliance of the order at some boundaries between Delta and neighbouring states, said that operators of such vehicles risked prosecution. He told newsmen after monitoring situations at Niger Bridge boundary between Delta and Anambra and at Alifikede, the boundary community between the state…

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COVID -19: Interstate Boarder Lockdown Not Possible- Patani LG Boss

 By Politicsgovernance As the spread of Coronavirus pandemic and the order by the 36 governors of the federation on interstate lockdown, the chairman of Patani local government area of Delta State, Perez Omoun has disclosed that it would be difficult for a total lockdown of the state boarders across the country. Findings by this online reveals that the interstate boarder closure as ordered by the state governor is partially observed in Patani local government area a boarder town between Delta and Bayelsa States. A combined team of security operatives, heath…

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Covid-19: IMG Berates Delta State Gov’t Over Its Failure To Provide Testing Centres

The Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG, has describe the inability  of the Delta State Government to put in place, sophisticated Covid-19 testing centres across the state as a charade of unpreparedeness to fight the pandemic. In a statement by it’s Spokesman, Dr. Kingsley Oroh, IMG said: “It is no longer news that the most dreaded viral infection of our time, COVID-19, which has placed the entire world on a standstill, has gained its way into our beloved state. “While we want to commend the government for the lockdown, the dusk to…

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Palliative Items Arrives Ughelli North As Adode Promises Equal Distribution 

Palliative items from the Delta State government were yesterday received by the Chairman of Ughelli North local government council, Hon. Godwin Adode, as the state government intensify effort to curb the spread of COVID 19 in the state. Addressing journalists at the Council Secretariat after receipt of the items which includes trailer loads of sacked rice and beans, the Council Chairman, Hon. Godwin Adode, assured that the items would be evenly distributed to the emmarked targets. He said, “We have 11 federal wards and items to be given to these…

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Covid-19: All Christians Should Worship At Home On Easter Sunday-Okowa

The governor of Delta State Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Deltans to stay at home for the Easter worship as the state records the third case of the Coronavirus disease In a statement from his verified Facebook account, Governor stated that a male has just been confirmed to have Coronavirus disease in Asaba as the state now record the third case of the virus. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said, “We have just confirmed the third case of #COVID19 in Delta State. The patient, a male, was diagnosed today in Asaba,…

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Breaking: Gov Okowa Sets To Address Deltans As One Covid-19 Case Is Recorded In Delta

As the news of the Coronavirus pandemic disease hits Delta State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has sets to brief the state over the outbreak  just as he enjoined them to remain calm over the outbreak of the pandemic disease. In a statement obtained from Governor Ifeanyi Okowa verified facebook account states, “This evening, a patient in Delta State tested positive for the #COVID19 virus. This index case is already receiving the necessary treatment at one of our isolation centers. Tomorrow morning, I will be addressing our citizens on developments surrounding this…

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Breaking: Delta Hit With One Confirmed Covid-19 Case

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night recorded sixteen new cases of the Coronavirus among which had it’s first case.   According to NCDC, Ten cases were recorded in Lagos; two cases were recorded in the FCT, two in Oyo, one in Delta and one in Katsina With these new cases, the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to  254. Fourty-four have so far been discharged with six deaths recorded.

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