Delta State News Today
In a statement sent to journalists by his chief press secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Governor Okowa lauded the resilience and political sagacity of the newly elected presiding officers of the ninth National Assembly.
The inauguration ceremony which took place at the Government House, Asaba, was witnessed by wife of the governor, Dame Edith, former deputy governor of the state, Chief Benjamin Elue, among others.
Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and his Edo state counterpart, Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday, June 5 met and discussed on how to deepen economic ties and improve on the security situation in the two states.
Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and his Benue state counterpart, Samuel Ortom have identified with the Muslims on the celebration of Eid-el-Fitri while urging them to pray for the unity and peace of the nation.
Despite the fact that the Niger Delta is blessed with crude oil, which is the life wire of the country's economy, there is still a heavy presence of poverty and neglect in the region.
The Supreme Court has been asked to set aside a judgment recognizing Ovie Omo-Agege as the candidate of the Delta All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general election, by a faction of the party in the state.