DELTA 2023: THE REALITY OF ‘WHO THE CAP FITS’

By Charles Enuma   As the race for who eventually occupies the Dennis Osadebe House Asaba as the Number One Citizen of Delta State heightens, there appears to be a general consensus that Delta Central Senatorial District is poised to produce the next occupant, according to what has been loosely termed the Zoning Formula of the Ruling Party PDP.  Delta Central Senatorial District comprises 8 LGAs out of the 25 that make up the entire State and it is predominantly occupied by the Urhobos that also form the highest homogeneous…

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DAVID EDEVBIE: THE GOVERNOR THAT DELTANS NEED

BY ENDURANCE IKANONE   By February, 2023, the electorates in Delta State will go to the polls to elect a governor that would steer the affairs of the State for a period of four years. Anticipatorily, Deltans will be expected to make an informed choice amongst the candidates that will be vying for the number one position in the state. Perhaps among the qualities Deltans will be looking forward in arriving at their choice of candidate will include competence, experience, intellectual capacity and the antecedents of the candidates. However, among…

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Endsars: Edevbie Remembers Slained Youths

Olorogun David Edevbie the immediate past Chief of Staff to Delta State Governor has commiserated with families of those that were killed during the Endsars protest in 2020. In a post on facebook page, Edevbie disclosed that Nigeria youths are being faced with one challenge or the other and his his ready to rehabilitate them starting from his home state Delta. According to the post, A year ago, we lost 12 futures at the #EndSARS peaceful protest held at the Lekki toll gate, Lagos State. I am aware of the…

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Edevbie Mourns, Commiserates With Okunbo Family

The immediate past Chief of Staff to Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie has commiserated with the family of  late Captain Hosa Wells Okunbo. In a statement vide his facebook the Delta State governorship hopeful in 2023 held that Captain Hosa’s death is  a big blow to the Aviation industry, Nigeria as a nation and the people of Edo State, particularly his immediate family.   He said, “I commiserate with the Okunbo family of Edo State on the demise of their Father, Husband, and Brother, Captain (Dr.) Idahosa Wells Okunbo…

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Edevbie Appreciates Supporters, Calls For Brain Storming Movement

  Frontline contender for the seat of power in 2023, Olorogun David Edevbie has lauded the continued support of his supporters and followers towards his ambition in the forthcoming elections. Olorogun Edevbie who was the immediate past Chief of Staff to Delta State Governor, Sen Dr Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa described the support for his ambition as a Movement to change the history by creating our future.   In a statement signed and obtained from his facebook page, the former Commissioner for Finance and Economic Planning during Chief James Onanefe Ibori…

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Edevbie Appreciates PDP, Okowa For Serving As Finance Comm’r And CoS

A Note of Appreciation!!! Good evening my good people of Delta State. It is with a heart full of immense gratitude to God Almighty that I leave the office of Chief of Staff to the Governor, which I occupied for the past two years. Serving under His Excellency, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa first as Commissioner of Finance for four years and then as his Chief of Staff as we strived to build a Stronger Delta were challenging as could be expected of such critical offices of State but they were not…

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Anglican Bishop Charges FG To Enthrone Fiscal Federalism

  By Kelvin Ohoror The Anglican Bishop of Oleh Diocese, Rt. Rev. John Aruakpor has charged the Federal government to enthrone fiscal federalism where the regions should be allowed free access to their natural resources and taxes be remitted to the centre. He made this known during the delivery of his charge to the 3rd session of the 7th Synod at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Oyede, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State. According to him, “If true federalism is practiced in Nigeria, the cry of disintegration and secession…

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Edevbie Attends Egbagbara Funeral Rites In Ofuoma

By Joel Grandball   Chief of Staff to Delta state governor, Olorogun David Edevbie at the weekend pay homage and last respect to late Chief John Signor Egbagbara at Ofuoma community, in Ughelli North Local government Area of Delta state. Accompanied by aides, Olorogun Edevbie who condole the children and families of the late community leaders described the late patriarch as a man who will be missed by all. He said, “I am glad that Olorogun John Signor Egbagbara lived a fulfilling life, though his wealth of experience would be…

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Ughelli Agog As David Edevbie Buries Father In Blaze of Glory

By Immaculate Igweh   Ughelli kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State was beheeve of activities at the weekend as the Chief of Staff to the Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie buries his father, the patriarch of Edevbie Dynasty, late Engr. Okpako James Rangers Edevbie in a blaze of glory in Afiesere community. The burial ceremony of the late patriarch who died at the ripe age of 93 started with open air Service of Song at Afiesere community on November 7, 2019. The serene Ughelli Metropolis…

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Brief: Late Pa Edevbie Begins His Final Journey On Nov. 7

  The burial rites of late Pa. Engr. Okpako James Edevbie, father to the Delta Chief of Staff Olorogun David will commence  on November 7, 2019. Burial programmes released by the family and made available to the EA Communications to the Governor of Delta State, clearly stated that the ceremonies shall commence on Thursday 7th and end on Sunday 10th November, 2019, respectively. It follows that top government officials, political associates, captains of industry, party faithfuls, friends and well wishers of the Edevbie family are to save the following dates…

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