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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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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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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How We Fared In The Sixth Assembly – Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the Sixth Assembly fared very well, saying feats recorded could not have been possible without the cooperation and support of members. In his  Valedictory Speech delivered Thursday, at the  Valedictory Sitting of the Sixth Assembly of the Delta State House of Assembly, the Speaker said that in the course of the Legislative activities of the Sixth Assembly inaugurated on Monday, June  8, 2015, the  House received a total number of eighty-three (83) Bills.  According…

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2019 Polls: Ogbimi congratulates Okowa, Ogor, Owhefere, PDP candidates

By Ovedhe Jerry Hezekiah, A former Delta State House of Assembly aspirant for Isoko North constituency, Hon Jude Omena Ogbimi has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on his re-election as Governor of Delta State. Hon Ogbimi in a congratulatory message duly signed by himself, made available to newsmen described Governor Okowa’s victory as a testimony of the unwavering confidence of Deltans on his Excellency with their mandate to govern them for second term and also a confirmation that power comes from God and your election victory had already been ordained from…

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Ozoro Sets To Host PDP Rally Jan 10

  The campaign train of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Delta State will on Thursday January 10, 2019 be at Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area, why they should vote for the candidates of the party in the forthcoming general elections in the next few weeks .   According to a statement signed by the  Director, Media and Publicity of the Isoko North, PDP Campaign Committee, Mr. Nelson Egware, “Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, will lead the campaign train to Ekwerigbe Primary School Ozoro, venue…

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