Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of had earlier sent the names of the nominees to the assembly for screening and confirmation.
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From left: Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, immediate past Governor of Delta State; Chief James Ibori, former Governor of Delta State; Governor…
The approval of the loan during plenary in Asaba, was sequel to a letter sent to the assembly by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, seeking the consent of the house.
He said that he would ensure that the stadium was ready for the hosting of the 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Competition scheduled to commence in first week of August.
Okowa who gave the charge during the swearing ceremony in Asaba, said that public service should be held on trust by those in authority in order to ensure development for the people.
Information about the appointment is in a statement signed on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Charles Aniagwu in Asaba.
The governor gave the directive on Tuesday while inspecting the ongoing resurfacing of the airport runway and other ancillary work to ensure the contractors delivered as promised in May.
Okowa made the call at the inauguration of Episcopal House, Chapel of Resurrection Conference Hall and other residential blocks of the Anglican Communion on Friday in Abuja.
The governor’s condolences were contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu on Wednesday in Asaba.
Okowa made the commendation on Saturday shortly after casting his vote at Unit 3, Ward 3, Owa-Alero, Ika North-East Local Government Area.
He said the 2016 Budget, christened: “Budget of Renewed Hope and Inclusive Development,” showed a marginal increase of N12.7 billion when compared to the 2015 amended budget of N252.9 billion.
Okowa polled 406 votes, while his closest challenger was David Edevbie, who was the aspirant endorsed before the election
Okowa’s titanic popularity in Delta North Senatorial District started experiencing hiccups immediately a retired Permanent Secretary to Governor Uduaghan, Sir Tony Obuh, joined the race
Okowa said when the committee was informed of the strike, its members held an emergency meeting with the national executive of the Nigeria Medical Association to resolve the dispute
The lawmaker thereafter raised the alarm over attempts by his enemies to truncate his political career and eliminate him
Okowa, who served as the Secretary, Ika Local Government Area and Pioneer Chairman, Ika North-East Local Government Area, held different positions in the administration of the Peoples Democratic Party in the oil rich state