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Explosion: Delta gives conditions to gas, petrol stations owners
Oil & Gas

Explosion: Delta gives conditions to gas, petrol stations owners

Delta State government has placed stringent conditions in siting petrol and gas stations in the state. Disclosing this on Tuesday after the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the government house in Asaba, Prince Emma Amgbaduba who is the Commissioner for Oil and Gas in the state, noted that there was a gas explosion in the state in January which claimed so many lives. He said, “You recalled that on January 2021, there was a gas explosion that claimed many lives in Agbor and the Governor gave a direction for a discreet investigation of the incident. “The report was submitted on Tuesday at the state executive council and the Exco approved guidelines for the location and regulation of gas plants and fuel stations in the state. “Following t...
Okowa mourns as lawmaker slumps and dies during party meeting
South South Today

Okowa mourns as lawmaker slumps and dies during party meeting

A member of the Delta State House of Assembly, representing Isoko South 1 Constituency, Mr. Kenneth Edafe Ogba, has reportedly slumped and died during a party meeting on Sunday evening. Ogba, who was a first term member of the House and former Supervisory Councilor in Isoko South Local Government Area was elected into the House of Assembly under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019. He was said to have had a serious argument with a party member at the meeting. His death occurred barely five months after the death of the Majority Leader of the House, Hon Tim Owhefere, who was the representative of Isoko North Constituency in the State House of Assembly. The Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, in his reaction expressed shock and sadness over Ogba's sud...
Breaking: Tears as Okowa of Delta State dies
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Breaking: Tears as Okowa of Delta State dies

The Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has lost his father Sir Arthur Okowa. It was gathered that the Governor’s father died in the early hours of Thursday. Born in 1932 in Owa Alero, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state, Arthur passed on at 89. More details later…
Delta governor ordered reopening of schools on November 2
South South Today

Delta governor ordered reopening of schools on November 2

The Delta State Government on Friday has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the state with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020. It could be recalled that the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, ordered the closure of the schools last week over the #EndSARS protest in the state. The Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Patrick Ukah, who disclosed this in a statement in Asaba, urged heads of schools to continue to enforce the COVID-19 protocols in their facilities. He said officials of the ministry would continue to monitor activities in the schools to ensure strict adherence to the directive, adding that defaulting schools would be closed down by the government.
Delta Governor, Okowa, family beat virus, test negative for COVID-19
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Delta Governor, Okowa, family beat virus, test negative for COVID-19

The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, daughter and other members of his family have recovered from the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. The DAILY VENDOR recalls that on July 1, the governor announced that he, wife and daughter have tested positive for Coronavirus. The governor made the announcement on his Twitter handle where he said they are on isolation and medication, thanking his people for their prayers. “My wife and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are well and continuing with our isolation/medication. We thank you all for your continued prayers for us and our daughter,” Okowa tweeted on July 1. Announcing their recovery from the ailment on Tuesday, 14 July, Okowa shared a picture of him and his wife wearing a T-shirt with the inscription ‘Testify’, appa...
[BREAKING] Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, wife test positive for Covid-19
Corona

[BREAKING] Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, wife test positive for Covid-19

By: Adelakun Babatunde The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife have tested positive for Coronavirus. This was announced on the governor's Twitter handle on Wednesday. Delta state has recorded under 1000 Covid 19 cases and the governor and his wife are the latest cases. According to NCDC, 561 new cases and 17 deaths were recorded in the country, having carried out a total daily sample tests of 1,953 across the country. The Governor made this revelation on Wednesday via his Twitter handle, he tweeted “My wife and I have tested positive for COVID -19 . We are well and continuing with our isolation /medication. We thank you all for your continued prayers for us and our daughter. ” To date, 25,694 cases have been confirmed in the country, while 9,746 cases have b...
BREAKING: Delta extends lockdown, set to distribute food items to citizens
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BREAKING: Delta extends lockdown, set to distribute food items to citizens

The Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has extended the COVID-19 total lockdown for another two weeks to contain the spread of the deadly virus. The governor revealed this a while ago on his Twitter handle. THE DAILY VENDOR quoted the governor as saying “With three confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Delta State, we are working round-the-clock to curb the spread of the virus. This is why, I announced a two-week extension of the stay-at-home order, as well as a 7pm to 7am curfew “In-line with the recommendations of global health experts, at the end of this week, we will begin the process of distributing free face masks across Delta State “Additionally, I informed our citizens and residents that we are also working to fast-track the distribution of food items to low-income famil...
Delta records another new case of COVID-19, traces 20 contacts
Corona

Delta records another new case of COVID-19, traces 20 contacts

The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has disclosed that the state has recorded a third confirmed case of the COVID-19 and one death, saying the state is tracing about twenty contacts. THE DAILY VENDOR reports that in a statement issued by Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, it was revealed that the governor declared during his address at the weekend that the sample of the case, which was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital, Edo State tested positive for the virus. He said “A third case of the COVID-19 was confirmed in the state and the patient is already receiving attention in one of our facilities designated for that purpose. The patient is in stable condition and is responding to treatment from our team of medical professionals. “In consonance with the rules and acc...
Gov. Okowa confirms index case of COVID-19 in Delta
Corona

Gov. Okowa confirms index case of COVID-19 in Delta

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has confirmed the index case of COVID -19 in the state, saying it is not a death sentence. The governor in a radio and television broadcast in Asaba, warned that coronavirus pandemic was real, adding that the stay at home order was not punitive but to check the spread of the virus. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Okowa had on April 1, directed a total lockdown of the state to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state. He advised journalists to verify their reports as the period was not for rumour-mongering. He said that the rumour making around that a member of the State House of Assembly had tested positive was not true. He urged the people of the state to cooperate with the government and ensure they comply with the stay at home order ...