Category Archives: Okowa

Okowa presents staff of office to Agbarho monarch

DELTA State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa will on Mon-day present the staff of office to the traditional ruler of Agbarho Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Samson Owhe Ogugu I as the Osuivie of the kingdom. A letter, “Presentation of Staff of Office” dated November 2, 2017 addressed to the Royal Majesty from the Delta State Deputy […]

Group faults APC chieftain’s allegation against Okowa

By Festus Ahon ASABA—A group, Legacy Group, has described the allegation of blank budget and improper management of the Paris Club refund levelled against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State by a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC,  Dr Cairo Ojougboh,  as unreasonable, unpatriotic and self serving. Gov. Okowa Speaking at a press conference in […]

Okowa mourns death of Tinubu’s first son, Jide

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed deep sadness over the death of Jide Tinubu, first son of All Progressives Congress Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu. Governor Okowa in a condolence message to the Tinubu family signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, described the late Jide Tinubu as a gentleman who was passionately […]

Agriculture Holds the Key to Nigeria’s Growth -Gov. Okowa

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Nigerians to participate in the development of the agricultural sector so as to diversify and improve the nation’s economy. Speaking during the valedictory Thanksgiving Service of the  Outgoing Local Government Council Chairmen in the state at the weekend in Asaba, Senator Okowa said that the present economic recession […]

How we tackled recession, by Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa spoke on how Delta State rose above recession in his 2018 Budget speech to Delta State House of Assembly. Excerpts: FROM LEFT RT.HON.SHERIFF OBOREVWORI SPEAKER DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY,GOVERNOR IFEANYI OKOWA AND RT.HON.FRIDAY OSANEBI DEPUTY SPEAKER DURING THE 2018 BUDJECT PRESENTATION AT THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY FRIDAY [PHOTO NATH ONOJAKE] The […]

Okowa greets Alex Ekwueme at 85

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated former Vice President of Nigeria and Elder Statesman, Dr Alex Ekwueme as he clocks 85 years on Saturday, October 21, 2017. In a statement issued in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Governor Okowa eulogized the former Vice President for his patriotic and unrelenting service […]

Delta To Be Nigeria’s Technology Hub, Says Okowa

GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa has said Delta State will be the technology hub of Nigeria with the full take off of the technical colleges revamped by his administration. Addressing members of National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) led by Engr. Husaini Muhammad who were in  the state on accreditation exercise to the six (6)Technical Colleges, re-constructed […]