DELTA PDP AND THE POLITICS OF OKOWA SUCCESSION

A social critic, Godwin Ukane, examines the permutations of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains who are positioning themselves as likely successor to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, despite his admonition to his associates to refrain from heating up the chapter by their future ambitions.   AS expected, politicking towards 2023 within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State has commenced ahead of time. As diverse as the state is, so is the interest and intensity of those positioning for the seat of government in Asaba, the state capital. There are impostors, there…

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WHAT NO ONE WILL TELL YOU ABOUT DELTA GOVERNOR, OKOWA

Nothing says “adept” like an individual who is efficient at multiple vocations, hobbies and lifestyle. Dressing, especially, is an area that has always testified to an editorial personality – particularly with the greater percentage of men, who would rather throw on what is clean rather than be attired in trending, second-peek enabling garbs. Thankfully, there are a few of those who have managed it rather well, lending colour and style to a demanding profession or vocation. The Executive Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa is a case in…

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UDUAGHAN’S FIGHT AGAINST OKOWA GETS MESSY: TELLS GOVERNOR, ‘YOU ARE TOO SMALL TO SPITE ME’

Former Delta Governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has tackled at Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over what he described as an attempt to “spite” him. The state Traditional Rulers Council on Thursday organised an event in Asaba to honour present and former leaders who contributed to the infrastructural, human capital developments, as well as peace building across the state. While Okowa, his deputy, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro and former governor, Chief James Ibori, were selected to be honoured, Uduaghan was missing on the honour roll. Taking to his Facebook page to express displeasure, the…

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GOVERNOR DEFENDS APPOINTMENT OF HIS DAUGHTER AS A SPECIAL ASSISTANT

Ochei Matthew, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said that his daughter, who was appointed as Special Assistant to the Governor on Girl Child, deserved the appointment. He said this on Tuesday in Asaba, while addressing the issue of appointments into his cabinet for his second term in office. Okowa said that contrary to the rumours that he had appointed two of his daughters, he had only appointed one of his daughters into his cabinet and that she deserved for the position. He said, “I want state residents to know…

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OKOWA’S SISTER IN-LAW KIDNAPPED CLOSE TO GOVT HOUSE IN DELTA

The younger sister to the wife of Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Delta State, has been kidnapped by gunmen in the Asaba, the state capital. Elizabeth was kidnapped at Temple Clinic junction, along Awain road close to the Government House in Asaba on Monday Night. She is according to reports, the immediate younger sister of Dame Edith, Okowa’s wife. She was driving around the metropolis in a black SUV when she was kidnapped by the gang. The incident is said to have thrown the Governor, his wife and her entire…

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OKOWA CELEBRATES 60TH BIRTHDAY WITH DISABLED , SEE PICS AS THEY PARTY TOGETHER

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has hosted people living with disabilities as part of his 60th birthday anniversary celebration, Igbere TV reports. Mr Okowa clocked 60 on Monday. A thanksgiving service was held in his honour at the Government House Chapel in Asaba, the state capital. Okowa was re-elected for a second term during the governorship polls conducted early March. Source; http://igberetvnews.com/?p=823884 (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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