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  Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Monday, charged newly-elected Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the 25 local governments in the state to embark on viable infrastructural projects and ensure modesty, fiscal discipline, prudent management, judicious allocation of resources, and excellent service delivery. Governor Oborevwori also tasked them to avoid profligacy typified by wasteful spending and extravagant lifestyle, but to address the recurring problems of insecurity, poverty, unemployment and environmental decay in the various local government areas. Oborevwori gave the charge while swearing-in the newly elected

  By Henry Ubus   Ethiope East LGA, July 13, 2024 – In a show of support and commitment to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Barr. Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, the Orientation Bureau Chief, cast his vote today at Unit 13, Okpe Street, Kokori, Ethiope East Local Government Area. Dr. Oghenesivbe arrived at the polling unit promptly and exercised his civic duty at exactly 10:45 am, endorsing the PDP and its candidate, Chief Augustine Ogedegbe. Dr. Oghenesivbe’s participation in the voting process highlights the high level of engagement

  Member representing Isoko North/South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko, has pledged his support for initiatives that would see to the development of sports in the Constituency. The House of Representatives member gave the commitment on Friday at Peccan Hotel, Emevor, when he chaired the finals of the Maiden Isoko North Table Tennis Tournament facilitated by Mr Palmer Ogheneyole Nathaniel. The Isoko Federal lawmaker commended the organizer of the Table Tennis Competition in Isoko North Local Government Area, Mr Palmer for the laudable

  As Delta State goes to the polls tomorrow to elect Chairmanship and Councilorship candidates across the 25 ocal government areas in the state, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) have endorsed all the Chairmanship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). CUPP Chairman in the State, Chief Efe Tobor and spokesman, Prince Henry Eze disclosed the endorsement at a press conference in Asaba on Friday. The CUPP boss said the coalition comprising 16 Political Parties including the PDP have been assessing the campaign trains of

...says he believes in free, fair, credible elections   Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has predicted victory for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairmanship and Councilorship candidates in the July 13, 2024 Local Government Council elections in the state. Governor Oborevwori gave the prediction at the grand finale and mega rally of the party held at the Cenotaph, Asaba on Wednesday. He commended the party's candidates for following his footsteps by campaigning from community to community, unit to unit and ward to ward. He said that the

  With less than six days to the Local Government Council elections in Delta State, over 500 members of the opposition All Progressive Congress, APC, including its Secretary, Youth Leader and other key stakeholders, Monday, defected to the People's Democratic Party, PDP in Agbarho, Ughelli North. The decampees from the APC and other political parties were formally received into the PDP fold during a mega rally of the party in Agbarho by the Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairman, Pastor Kesiena Nomuoja, the Delta State Commissioner for

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isoko North Local Government Area Chapter, has announced Sunday, July 7, 2024, for the Ward rallies ahead of the July 13, Council elections in Delta State. Director-General of the Isoko North PDP Campaign Council, Hon. Emmanuel Egbabor disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. Egbabor said that the 13 Wards in the Local Government Area would simultaneously hold their Ward rallies at 1pm on Sunday. The Campaign DG urged all ward leaders and party stakeholders to mobilise adequately for the various campaigns

Delta State Governor, Rt Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Friday, said his administration is planning to revamp the Warri Township Stadium into a world class sports facility. Speaking when he received members of the National Assembly from the state, led by Hon. Nicholas Mutu, on a victory and solidarity visit at Government House, Asaba, Governor Oborevwori said the designs for the new stadium was currently ongoing and would be one of the best in the country when completed. While thanking the Federal lawmakers for the solidarity visit, the

Oborevwori presents 2024 appropriation bill of N714.4bn to Delta Assembly Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday, presented a N714.4 billion Appropriation bill for the 2024 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. Governor Oborevwori said the budget christened, ‘Budget of Hope and Optimism,’ was made up of recurrent expenditure of N316.6 billion representing 44 per cent and capital expenditure of N397.9 billion representing 56 per cent of the total budget. He said that the 2024 budget proposal, his first since coming to office was

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