Government House Watch
Asaba International Airport for Test Run Soon.
The acting governor of Delta state, Prince Sam Obi has announced that a test run programme for the Asaba International Airport will start soon. Keywords:
Prince Obi who announced this while inspecting the airport explained that the designed programme would ensure that an aircraft bearing the former governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, the Speaker Barr. Basil Ganagana and himself would fly from the airport to Abuja.
Basil Ganagana, Tunde Okoturu, Beatrice Omeni, Frank Omare, Oma Djebah
Delta State Government Commiserates with Oshiomhole.
The Delta State Government has expressed its deepest condolences to the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomole on the untimely and sad death of his beloved wife of over 30 years. Keywords:
Oma Djebah, Clara Oshiomole
Acting Governor Swears-in Thirty Three New Commissioners.
The Acting Governor of Delta State, Prince Sam Obi, has sworn-in thirty three new Commissioners into the state Executive Council with a charge to them, to work assiduously for development as it would not be business as usual. Keywords:
Victor Otomiewo, Oma Djeba, Joseph Otumara, Juliet Oti Agoba,Ovuozuorie Macauley, George Omordi Ugboma, Orubebe, Victoria Ikenchukwu, Anthony Akpomiemie, Ross Uredi, Lawrence C. Osiegbu, Tony Nwaka, Omatsola Williams, Antonia Ashiedu, Christ Ogheneechovw
Acting Governor Reverses Dissolution of Udu Traditional Council.
The Acting Governor of Delta State, Prince Sam Obi, has cancelled the dissolution of the Council of Traditional Rulers in Udu Local Government announced recently by the Chairman of the Council, Dr Henry Sakpra. Keywords:
Henry Sakpra, Ovie of Udu Kingdom, Awuhorhu 1st
Acting Governor Drums Support for Uduaghan's Re-election.
The Acting Governor of Delta State Prince Sam Obi has promised total support for the re-election of Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan and urged PDP faithful in the state to sell the Uduaghan candidacy to the electorate. Keywords:
Peter Nwaoboshi, Ifeanyi Okowa
Acting Governor Place Embargo on Foreign Trips.
The Acting Governor of Delta State, Prince Sam Obi has placed embargo on foreign Trips for Political Appointees and top Government Functionaries in the state.
Prince Obi who disclosed this during a meeting with permanent Secretaries in the state in Asaba also directed Permanent Secretaries to submits the host of all completed projects that could be commissioned next month.
Delta Acting Governor Dissolves Exco.
DELTA Acting Governor, Prince Sam Obi, yesterday, dissolved the State Executive Council, thereby sending the Commissioners packing, promising to reconstitute a new executive in the near future. Keywords:
Beatrice Omeni,Ngozi Okolie, Paulinus Akpeki, Leonard Esegbue, Dumbiri Uweh, David Ekereokosu, Brave Enodeh.
Acting Governor Lauds LGA Chairmen on Development.
The Acting Governor of Delta State. Prince Sam Obi has commended Local Government Chairmen in the state for fast tracking development at the grass root.
Prince Obi who disclosed this at a meeting with the local government chairmen in the state explained that they have individually and collectively contributed their quota to the development of the state.
He noted that the chairmen have contributed to the transformation of the state and improvement of the well being of Deltans saying "I thank you all for co-operating with this administration to move development forward."
Check Flow of Small Arms to Niger-Delta.
Uduaghan Tells EU
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has called on the French authorities to prevail on its colleagues at the European Union (EU) to check the inflow of small arms to the Niger Delta region and Nigeria in general.
The Governor, who made the call in Asaba at the weekend when the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Jean Dumond paid him a courtesy visit, said such efforts will go a long way in checking violence and criminal activities in the Niger Delta region.
Besides ensuring peace and security, he noted that such move will create the enabling environment for foreign investors to invest in the region and Delta State in particular
Delta State 2011 Budget to Drop Low.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has hinted that the state 2011 budget might drop lower than the current fiscal year due to fall in funds accruing to the state.