Government House Watch
Delta Budgets N240bn for 2011.
Delta State government, on Wednesday, presented a budget of N240. 5 billion for the 2011 fiscal year.
This is made up of N122.73 billion capital and N117.85 billion recurrent expenditure. The estimate, according to the state acting governor, Prince Sam Obi, showed a decrease of N9.172 billion from last year’s budget of N331.8 billion.
A Team of Indians in Delta for Speedy Development.
A team of Indian experts have arrived Delta State to work out possible modalities in partnering with the state government in providing major infrastructures to fast-track development in the state. Keywords:
The Chairman of DSC International H.S Narula who led the team disclosed when he paid the acting governor of the state Prince Sam Obi a courtesy call said they were in the state to discussed the modalities of investment in infrastructures like Power and Energy, Education and Road construction sectors.
Narula, Prince Sam Obi
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."