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Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left) and His Royal Majesty Emmanuel Efeizomor II, Obi of Owa Kingdom
Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left) and His Royal Majesty Emmanuel Efeizomor II, Obi of Owa, during a Meeting by the Governor on Traditional Rulers, at Owa Oyibu Delta State.

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Delta State Government to Construct New Secretariat for Traditional Rulers


By Miracle Enuji

Following the series of accolades showered on the Okowa led administration for its respect for traditional rulers and institutions in the state, the Delta State Executive Council has approved the construction of a befitting secretariat for the State Traditional Rulers’ Council in Asaba.

Speaking during a Press briefing held at the Ministry of Information conference hall, Asaba, on Thursday, the State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, stated that the decision was one of those taken during the State Executive Council meeting held on Wednesday.

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It would be recalled that, Traditional rulers from Delta Central Senatorial District  on May 17, 2018 at the Palace of the Orodje of Okpe, passed a vote of confidence on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, expressing satisfaction with his administration’s delivery of dividends of democracy and commended him for the respect he has  for the traditional institutions in Delta State.

Prior to this appreciation in the Central part of the State, Traditional Rulers from the Northern Senatorial district in a similar approach, passed a vote of Confidence on Governor Okowa saying that there were not surprised at his massive people-oriented programmes being recorded and the dividends of democracy being delivered across the state.

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The Commissioner for Information revealed that in a bid to get the Uvwie Fish Feed Mill functioning optimally and create jobs for Deltans as well as create wealth, the State Government approved the concessioning of the Fish Feed Mill.

Speaking further, Mr. Ukah announced that the Executive Council also approved completion of the perimeter fencing of Asaba International Airport.

He said that the decision was made in order to strengthen security at the airport to ensure the maximum protection of lives and property.

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Also approved is the completion of Uzougba Link Road to Issele-Uku/Otulu Road, Ubulu-Okiti.


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