NO DTS 1911: DELTA INVITES APPLICANTS AS ENUMERATORS FOR ENTERPRISE EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME
NO DTS 1912: DTSG RESTATES COMMITMENT TO GRASSROOTS HEALTH FACILITIES
NO DTS 1913: DG ORIENTATION COMMENDS ANTI-CULT GROUP, PROMISES TO DEEPEN PARTNERSHIP
NO DTS 1914: RESIDENT APPEALS FOR BRIDGE TO LINK ENEBERI LAYOUT WITH DDPA ESTATE
NO DTS 1915: UMUNEDE MONARCH EXTOLS GOVERNOR OKOWA OVER PROJECTS EXECUTION
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NO DTS 1911: ASABA, NIGERIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
DELTA INVITES APPLICANTS AS ENUMERATORS FOR ENTERPRISE EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME
The Delta State Government in partnership with the Bank of Industry, (BOI), is inviting applications from unemployed graduates resident in the 25 local government areas of the state.
A statement endorsed by the State Director of Information, Mr Dona Obuseh, said qualified applicants will serve as Delta State Enumarators for Enterprise Empowerment Programmes (DSEEP).
According to the statemet, the exercise is for Deltans resident in the state and within the age range of 24-35 years.
The statement said interested applicants are expected to log into the application portal https//boi-agents.plax.ng/register-097465 to register, saying the code for Delta State applicants is Code C11.
While stating that application closes one week from the date of the publication, the
statement advised applicants to log on to “MSMES Today” or call +2349081319500 for more details.
NO DTS 1912: ASABA, NIGERIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
DTSG RESTATES COMMITMENT TO GRASSROOTS HEALTH FACILITIES
By Donald Ojebo
The people of Agbara-Otor have been assured of the early completion of the on-going State General Hospital in the community to enable them have access to affordable health care services as encapsulated in the Governor Okowa SMART Agenda.
The Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye, gave the assurance during a scheduled inspection visit to the on-going hospital project community, Ughelli North Local Government Area.
Speaking on the essence of the visit, the Commissioner said: “We have gone round to access the state of readiness so that we begin to put in the equipment we need for the hospital to kickstart services and also advice ourselves on the other things we need to do to get here functional as soon as possible.”
Dr Ononye said that Governor Okowa decided to complete the hospital project which was long overdue in order to serve the health needs of the community and its environs and put it to immediate use as soon as possible.
He disclosed that the idea of the hospital was conceived during the tail end of the Chief Ibori’s administration while the foundation was laid during the Dr Uduaghan’s administration over 10 years ago and emphasized the need to complete the project and put it into use as soon as possible.
The commissioner, who expressed happiness that the new facility was bigger than the Ekpan General Hospital with much space, commended the work done so far.
“We have seen the drive way, very solid work and there is a lot of space to do lot of things and we will not allow this hospital to lay waste and therefore we must put it into immediate use,” he said.
Addressing the representative of the leadership of the community after his inspection of the facility, Dr Ononye said “We have to do some adjustments to make the place much more contemporary. We have pointed out to the contractor those things that must be done because what we want is that even though the structure is almost fully completed, there are still some things to be done because we want to commission a facility that meets with contemporary standards.”
“We will be back in 10 days time to access the progress of work and make sure the things we pointed out to the contractor are addressed because we cannot move in the equipment until those things are done in order not to damage the equipment.”
The contractor handling the project, Mr John Idogun, who conducted the commissioner and his team round the project site, assured of early completion and said it would be in line with the bills of quantity (BOQ) as he has taken note of the areas pointed out by the commissioner.
On his part, Chief London Okuwhere, Acting President-General, Agbara-Otor Kingdom, assured the commissioner that his community would take ownership of the hospital project and also make sure the infrastructure and personnel were protected even as he promised that a conducive environment would be provided for the hospital to thrive.
Areas inspected included the mortuary, theatres, maternity, male and female/children wards, out-patients department comprising the consulting rooms, accident and emergency area.
Present during the visit were the Director, Hospital Services, Hospital Management Board, Dr Fumilayo Omaraka, Director, Planning Research and Statistics, Ministry of Health, Dr Ejiro Ogheneaga, and representative of the community which include Chief Oscar Ibru among others.
NO DTS 1913: ASABA, NIGERIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
DG ORIENTATION COMMENDS ANTI-CULT GROUP, PROMISES TO DEEPEN PARTNERSHIP
The Director-General of the Delta State Orientation Bureau, Mr Eugene Uzum, has commended the Leadership/Members of the Anti- Cult Volunteer Corps (AVC) for their cooperation in order to eradicate Cultism.
Uzum, a lawyer, said this during an interactive session with the Anti-cult group. He explained that Cultism is a cankerworm that has eaten deep into the fabrics of the Society.
He emphasized that the damage done by its members cannot be quantified in terms of untimely death of Youths’ cut down from their prime, as a result of their unwholesome activities.
The Orientation DG said that the activities of AVC would help to promote the peace and security agenda of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, to build a stronger Delta.
He advised youths to be weary of friends who indulge themselves in drugs, smoking of India helm, rape, arm robbery, kidnapping and other social vices that is enemical to the growth of the society.
Responding, the leader of the group, Ambassador Austyne Emu, said that they were delighted to partner with the present government of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, to eradicate the surge.
Ambassador Emu said in order to contribute their own quota, they thad to embark on Door-to-Door Campaign to enlighten them about the evil of Cultism, mounting of bill board, printing of stickers and fliers, including “Anti-Cult Match” to mark the International Peace Day.
NO DTS 1914: ASABA, NIGERIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
RESIDENT APPEALS FOR BRIDGE TO LINK ENEBERI LAYOUT WITH DDPA ESTATE
By Ambrose Ologide
The newly inaugurated Chairman, Board of Trustees, Eneberi Family, Pastor Leader Niemogha, has appealed to the Delta State Government to construct a bridge between Eneberi Layout (erroneously called Oku- Isoko) in Jakpa Road, Effurun and DDPA (otherwise known as Bendel Estate) in Ugberikoko both in Uvwie Local Government Area.
Niemogha who was the immediate past Chairman of Eneberi Family, made the appeal in an interaction with news men shortly after the praise and worship ceremonies of the family members held at their layout, Jakpa Road, on Sunday September 20, 2020.
He reasoned that the bridge, if constructed, would ease vehicular movements between Jakpa Road in Effurun and Ugberikoko, and that vehicle users from both areas would not through the traffic jam-prone NNPC / Ekpan Road.
Meanwhile in a thought-provoking sermon, during the praise and worship session, the officiating priest, Pastor Haruna Kudi, stressed on the power and importance of family unity, taking his bible reading from Genesis Chapter 11 verse 1
The event also doubled as the inauguration of the new executive committee members of Eneberi Family.
Those inaugurated for three years tenure by Pa Andrew Ukwade were: Wisdom Ukwade (Chairman), Hiro Niemogha (Vice Chairman), Lucky Niemogha (Secretary), Amos Niemogha (Assistant Secretary), Victor Olotu (Treasurer), Smart Niemogha (Financial Secretary), Lawrence Orakpa Ukwade (PRO) and Matthew Fole (Organizing Secretary)
NO DTS 1915: ASABA, NIGERIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
UMUNEDE MONARCH EXTOLS GOVERNOR OKOWA OVER PROJECTS EXECUTION
By Christian Ogoh
The Obi of Umunede, HRM (Dr) Ezeagwu Ezewali, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi OKowa for the on-going road projects in Umunede Kingdom and other areas in the state.
The monarch made the commendation at his palace while speaking with newsmen on the pace of development in Umunede kingdom, adding that Senator OKowa was indeed the road master.
According to him, Governor OKowa had left an indelible mark on the social-economic transformation of the Delta State.
“We remain grateful to OKowa for the numerous projects sited in our communities.
“My joy is that every ward and locality has had a fair share of different developmental strides,” he added.
The obi stressed that the road project would bring tremendous relief to road users who usually take longer routes to avoid hold up as result bad spots.
He maintained that the enormous developmental projects across various communities by the state were clear fulfilment of Governor Okowa’s promise of executive more projects in his second tenure.
Obi Ezewali however, appealed to state government to quickly come to their aid by way of excavating the borrow pit located at Ileje Quarter in Umunede which according him overflowed whenever it rained and could be dangerous.