2021: Oborevwori Opines A Robust Year

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori , has commended Deltans for their resilient in the midst of the Covid- 19 pandemic that ravaged the world economy. In his New Year message contained in  a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker praised the robust synergy between the Legislature and the executive that underpins policies and programmes geared towards economic stability of the State. He noted that 2020 was no doubt a tough year, however, he believes that…

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Delta Assembly To Partner Executive For Sustainability As Gov Okowa Present 2021 Budget Of Recovery

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the state Assembly is more than ready to cooperate with the Executive to develop a smart, sustainable and knowledge-based state and an economy that will be the envy of all. In his welcome remarks on Tuesday at the year 2021 budget presentation by the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Speaker said that with  the feat achieved by the Governor’s five years in office, there is no doubting the responsiveness and readiness…

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Olodia Commends Onwo Over Non Okada Empowerment Of 38 Isoko Youths

By Joe Favour, Former Delta State House of Assembly candidate in Isoko South constituency II, Hon Oreva Olodia has commended the member representing Isoko South Constituency II, at the State House of Assembly, Hon Ferguson Onwo over his recent empowerment of 38 youths selected from the various wards in the Constituency, describing the non Okada and Keke programme as one of its kind in the history of the constituency.   Hon Olodia stated this in a chat with newsmen at Aviara in Isoko South, Olodia said, “This was one of…

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Delta Assembly Passes State Community Security Corps Agency Bill

  Delta State House of Assembly has passed the bill for a law to establish the State Community Security Corps Agency, 2020 after it was read for the third time on the floor of the House. The third reading of the bill was a sequel to a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere, and adopted at Wednesday’s plenary of the House presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sherrif Oborevwori. The State legislature had at the Committee of whole considered the report of the joint…

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Establishment Of Indigenous Security Outfit Bill In Delta State Scales Through Second Reading

  A Bill for the establishment of an indigenous security outfit in Delta State; “Delta State Community Security Corps Agency 2020” on Tuesday passed second reading in the State House of Assembly. Debating in favour of the Bill at Tuesday’s plenary,  the various Speakers, including the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Ochor Christopher Ochor, the Chief Whip, Hon. (Evang.) Princess Pat Ajudua, and the member representing Aniocha South, Hon. Austin Chikeze, described the Bill as apt and timely. Others who spoke in favour of the Bill,  include; the Deputy Chief Whip…

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WE ARE OUT TO GIVE DELTANS A BETTER DEAL-OBOREVWORI

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that there is a cordial working relationship between the Executive and the Legislature with the aim of giving Deltans a better deal. At a media briefing on Wednesday, June 10, 202O to Commemorate the First Anniversary of the Seventh Assembly, the Speaker disclosed that during the period under review, the House has been opened to constructive engagements with the Executive in a bid to move the state forward. According to the Speaker who was…

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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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