Oborevwori Congratulates Governor Okowa On Victory At Supreme Court, Abuja

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, congratulated Governor Okowa on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja. According to the Speaker, the victory of the  Governor at the Supreme Court was well deserved and expressed gratitude to God for  making the Governor coming out victorious. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker said that he was very sure that the Governor was going to  pull through at the  Supreme Court…

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Okowa Celebrates Edevbie At 56

  Delta Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with his Chief of Staff, Chief David Edevbie, as he clocks 56 years. According to governor Okowa, Edevbie a former Commissioner for Finance is  an illustrious Deltan, who is ever committed to the reformation of Delta State and Nigeria. “Happy 56th Birthday to one of the most hardworking, charismatic and disciplined political office holders in the country — my dear friend and Chief of Staff, Olorogun David Edevbie. As you celebrate another year, I pray that Almighty God grants you a…

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EPF Commends Gov Okowa Over Minimum Wage Implementation

By Emmanuel Nwebonyi,   A social political pressure group, Elohim Political Forum has commended Delta state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for the implementation of the minimum wage for civil servants in the state.   In a statement, the National coordinator of the group, Prince Emmanuel Omote said, “With the implementation of the minimum wage in Delta state, civil servants have to be steadfast and committed to their duties.    According to Omote, “Some states refused to pay this minimum wage but Okowa, being a God fearing man who know…

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Bill Granting Gov Retirement Benefits To Obi, Anti-People Legislation – lMG

  … Tells Okowa To Decline Assent The Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG, has described as an anti-people legislation, the bill passed by the Delta State House of Assembly which seeks to confer the status and retirement benefits of a former governor, on former Acting Governor of the State, Dr. Sam Obi, The group, in a statement by it’s President, Dr. Oke Aziakpono and Secretary, Mr. Emumena Michael, urged the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to decline assent to the bill in the interest of the people of Delta State and…

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Advocacy For Good Governance Congratulates Gov Okowa Over Appeal Court Victory

By Omoghene Benedict, A social political pressure group, Advocacy for Good Governance, AGG, has congratulated the governor of Delta State, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa over his court of appeal victory. The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday dismissed the suit filed by Chief Great Ogboru, gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress and the APC as a party against the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. In a unanimous judgment, the Court held that the appeal by APC and its candidate lack merit and it could not set aside…

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Join Hands With Gov Okowa For A Stronger Delta Askia Urges Deltans

By Joel Grandball, Chief Executive Office and Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has urged Deltans irrespective of political affiliation to  join hands with governor of the state, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for a stronger Delta. Chief Askia gave the charge while reacting to the court of appeal ruling that upheld the election of Okowa as governor of the state stressing that the truth must always prevail over falsehood. “The resounding victory of Governor Okowa during the last governorship election remains…

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Appeal Court Judgement : Ogbon Congratulates Okowa, Asks Ogboru To Accept Defeat

An Ughelli South philanthropist cum politician Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has congratulated the state Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on his victory at the Appeal Court. Ogbon has called on Chief Great Ogboru to accept defeat and work the governor Okowa to move Delta forward. Reacting to the Appeal judgement on Friday, Nov. 14 2019, Sony Ogbon said that he was not surprised that judgement was given in favour of the Governor. “First and foremost, I want to congratulate our dynamic Governor on his victory at the Governorship Election Petition…

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Okowa In The Eye Of The Media II

  By FIDELIS EGUGBO (On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa had his quarterly media briefing with members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council. Last Sunday, October 13, 2019, the first part of the feature story, “Okowa In The Eye Of The Media” which was as a result of the media chat was published on page 10 of The Pointer Newspaper. The concluding part of that piece as published on page 10 of The Pointer Newspaper of Sunday, October 20, 2019…

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Delta State Gov’t Sets To Partner With Genuine NGOs To Eradicate Poverty

SEMCCA inaugurates Delta Executives By Joel Grandball/ Omamuzo Efidhere   Delta State Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has stated that the State government is ready to partner with genuine NGOs to eradicate poverty. Governor Okowa who was represented by Chika Ossai, Commissioner forTrade and Investment, during the inauguration of the state chapter of SEMCCA at Ughelli, Delta held that government has over the years carried out various kinds of empowerment programmes that will better the lives of Deltans. According to Okowa, “Government commitment towards the eradication of poverty of Deltans…

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Okowa In The Eye Of The Media (1)

By FIDELIS EGUGBO Last Tuesday, Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa had his quarterly media chat with members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council. Expectedly, over 300 journalists turned out for that event. One may wonder how many media houses the over 300 Journalists were representing but, this is the 21st century when someone with an android phone automatically becomes a journalist. I once had an experience when someone commented in one of the features story that I posted on my Facebook page that, a…

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