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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Askia Foundation, BAF Donates Food Items To Okada/Keke Riders In Isoko Nation

  Bashorun Askia Foundation, BAF, a Non-Governmental Organization has donated food items worth millions of naira to  commercial Motorcycles and Tricycle  Riders in Isoko nation to cushion the effect of the lockdown directives by the Delta State government.   The Delta State Government have has further announced another 14 days lockdown over the unabated spread of Coronavirus pandemic also know as COVID -19.   The President of the Foundation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh while presenting the items at IDU secretariat in Oleh, Isoko South said, “The Okada and Keke Riders are…

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PLANNED MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF CALUMNY AGAINST DESOPADEC

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  IT has come to the attention of the management of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) that some disgruntled elements and newly formed opposition groups have planned to launch a campaign of calumny and blackmail against the Commission, using some local tabloids and social media platforms.   In a statement Signed by Sunny Areh, Special Adviser (Media and Communication) to the MD/CEO of DESOPADEC, “These individuals have already concocted mischievous and malicious lies from the pit of hell to tarnish the image of the Commission and to…

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DESOPADEC Bags Agency Of The Year At Independent Newspaper Awards

  Perez Brisibe UGHELLI – THE Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has bagged the agency of the year award at the 2020 edition of the Independent Newspaper Awards. The event which was held on Saturday in Lagos, had in attendance the Delta State Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro who also bagged an award as Peace Ambassador of the Niger Delta. Accepting the award on behalf of DESOPADEC, managing director of the commission, Bashorun Askia Ogieh who graced the event in company of other executives of the DESOPADEC board,…

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DESOPADEC Holds Management Retreat For Board Members, HoDs

  By Perez Brisibe THE Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Tuesday, held a one-day retreat for board members and Heads of Departments of the commission as part of measures in repositioning the agency for effective delivery. The retreat with the theme; “Leadership and Change Management”, was held at the Lagos Business School was attended by the board members led by its chairman, Chief Michael Diden and managing director, Chief Askia Ogieh. In his remark at the event, Chief Askia explained that the choice of the theme of…

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DESOPADEC Boss, Askia Vows To Take Risk For Development At Thanksgiving 

By Joel Grandball, The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Communities,  DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has vow to take risk for the development of oil producing communities in Delta State. He gave this assurance during his special Thanksgiving to mark his appointment as the MD/CEO of the DESOPADEC Board at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Uzere, Isoko South local government area. According to Askia, “I can take that risk, after all, no good politician should be quiet about even the little things he has…

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DESOPADEC Commissions, Hands Over Housing Unit To Maritime University At Okerenkoko

  …It’s cheering and encouraging, says Otuaro By Larry Toritsemode Mogbeyiteren & Judith Ebitimi Kwamande The Deputy Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Dcn. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro has described the initiative of the state’s number 1 interventionist agency, DESOPADEC, of constructing, completing, commissioning and handing over an ultra modern housing unit at Okerenkoko to the management of the Nigerian Maritime University as very cheering and encouraging. He stated that the project would certainly go a long way in addressing the nagging accommodation challenges presently confronting the young and strategic institution…

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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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