A statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, in Asaba quoted Okowa as saying that the incident, which occurred on Thursday, was regrettable.
The Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Authur Okowa, on Wednesday heaped praises on President Muhammadu Buhari for saving Nigeria huge embarrassment with his good-natured intervention in the crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation.
IAAF President Sebastian Coe made the assertion on Wednesday in Asaba while lauding the 16 athletes who were inducted into the African Athletics Confederation Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
The Minister made the remark after an inspection tour of the stadium ahead of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship billed for August 1 to 5, 2018 in Asaba.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says athletics trial for the Africa Senior Athletics Championship (ASAC) would begin on July 18, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
Okowa said this while fielding questions from journalists at the state government’s quarterly media briefing in Asaba.
The Spokesperson for the Forum, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, said after a one-day meeting that the demand was in the spirit and clamour for restructuring and in line with true federalism.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of had earlier sent the names of the nominees to the assembly for screening and confirmation.
From left: Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, immediate past Governor of Delta State; Chief James Ibori, former Governor of Delta State; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State; his wife, Dame Edith Okowa; and the Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro,…
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.
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.
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’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