Journalists Cannot Be Stopped From Covering The House-DTHA

  The Delta State House of Assembly has debunked a social media report that journalists were prevented from gaining entrance into the public gallery during plenary. The Majority Leader and Chairman, House Committee on Information, Hon Tim Owhefere who stated this while addressing newsmen in his office in Asaba, said the allegation was not a true reflection of the situation in the state legislature. Hon Owhefere, flanked by the Deputy Majority Leader, Hon Oboro Preyor, explained that the novel Covid-19 pandemic had forced the leadership of the house to adopt…

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COVID -19: DELTA PROPOSED REVISED BUDGET PASSES SECOND READING IN ASSEMBLY

The proposed revised budget of the Delta state government for the 2020 financial year has passed second reading on the floor of the state House of Assembly. The total budget of the state for 2020 fiscal year is now #279,784,088,045.00  (Two hundred and seventy nine billion,  seven hundred and eighty four million,  eighty eight thousand and forty five naira ) only, of the earlier approved budget of  #395, 475,393, 669.00 (Three Hundred and Ninety five billion,  four hundred and seventy five million, three hundred and ninety three thousand, six hundred and…

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DELTA ASSEMBLY RESUMES PLENARY, PASSES TWO BILLS

  The Delta State House of Assembly has passed two bills on resumption of plenary after a compulsory six weeks break over the Coronavirus pandemic. The bills are the Delta State Fiscal Responsibility Amendment   Bill and the Delta State Public Procurement Bill 2020. The  House at plenary on Thursday, April 30, 2020  also received a letter from the State Governor, Senator  Ifeanyi Okowa which contained a bill for a law establishing the Delta State Internal Revenue Service and its Board. Opening debate on the Delta State Fiscal Responsibility Amendment…

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Deltans Should Expect More Robust  Legislative  Works In 2020-Oborevwori

  The  Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the House would soon experience higher legislative inputs from Members that will yield robust legislation for the State economic and social well-being, security of lives and property, infrastructure development, healthcare outreach and sound education among others. In his keynote address at the opening of a two-day Refresher Course for Honourable Members of the House, with the theme; ‘Understanding Legislative Drafting For Effective Legislative Business’ on Monday, March 2, 2020 at Oleh, Isoko South…

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2023: I Will Contest Again For The Sake Of My People -Tam

Comrade Tam Oburumu has launched his interest to contest again for the Delta State House Of Assembly seat of Bomadi Constituency in 2023 to Joshua his people from the wilderness to Cannaan.   Oburumu who contested for the seat at the 2019 general elections under the platform of African Action Congress, AAC, disclosed in his verified facebook handle that, people of his constituency is highly misrepresented, deprived short change and poorly represented at the state House of Assembly. While declaring his interest, he is yet to disclose under which platform…

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Oharisi Condemns Continuous Attack On Uwheru Communities By Suspected Herdsmen

By Prosper Erere, Member representing Ughelli North Constituency II, at the Delta State House of Assembly, Prince Eric Oharisi has condemned the continuous attacked on his constituents by suspected killer herdsmen in Uwheru communities, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State Condemning the attack, Oharisi held that the state government and House of Assembly member are working on modalities to ensure that the attack of suspected Fulani herdsmen in Uwheru communities is stopped. He said, “I have come to commiserate with the families of those who lost their love…

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Delta Local Content Agency Bill Passes Second Reading

  The Delta State Local Content Agency Bill, 2019 on Tuesday  passed second reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The proposed law makes it compulsory for companies and contractors operating in the state to engage fifty percent of its workers from within the state. Opening debate on the Local Content Agency Bill, the Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere said apart from creating jobs the Agency has the mandate to help prospective investors source for skilled manpower from among the locals. He said the bill if passed…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Preaches Humility, Sacrifice At Christmas

  The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has implored Christians to allow humility to take the centre stage in their lives and  make sacrifice for  one another. In his Christmas message, the Speaker called for total  reflection on the story of the birth of Jesus Christ and work hard to emulate his  examplary life style of love and unity, describing him as epitome of humility and sacrifice. The Speaker in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu,  said Jesus Christ made…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Swears-in  Oharisi To Represent Ughelli North Two State  Constituency

  *** Oborevwori Congratulates Okowa,  Colleagues On Victory At Appeal Court *** Governor Okowa Nominates Pastor Austin Igbine As Member, DBIR A new member has been sworn into the State House of Assembly to represent Ughelli North Two Constituency. He is Hon. Prince Eric Oharisi of the People’s Democratic Party PDP. Hon Oharisi who was a member of the sixth Assembly is replacing Hon.  Moses Anaughe who is of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) and was sworn in during the inauguration of the seventh Assembly on June 10,:2019. Before the…

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Delta Assembly Screens, Confirms DLA Members

  The State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the nominees forwarded to the House by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for appointment as Director General and Directors of the Direct Labour Agency, (DLA). The screening of the nominees followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Honourable Tim Owhefere seconded by the Chief Whip, Honourable Pat Ajudua at Tuesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori . The nominees are Honourable Precious Ajaino, Director General, Engineer Blessing Enamuotor, Barrister Ndudi Osakunih-Izuegbu and Engineer Austin Bebeteidoh as Directors.…

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