Deputy Governor of Delta state, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro has given a graphic details of how as “a community development activist, peace and security expert and public servant”, he was discovered and brought into politics by former Governors, James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan. Otuaro spoke on Friday during his investiture as Fellow of Society for Peace Studies and Practice, FSPSP, cum Public Lecture/Book Presentation to mark his 50th birthday at KFT Centre, Warri, Delta state. Speaking at the event, the Deputy Governor said that Ibori and Uduaghan discovered him from the Creek where he was into community development work, championing peace and security processes, saying that the appointments that followed thereafter were to prepare him for the future. According to him, h
*Seeks Inter-States Security Cooperation Acting Governor, Deacon Kingsley Burutu Otuaro has explained the reason why he, on behest of Delta State Government spearheaded the recent rescue of 6 students of Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos State from kidnappers. Otuaro gave the explanation in a goodwill message at Akure, Ondo State on Thursday during a disarmament exercise for youths who embraced the federal government amnesty programme. Giving insight to the role the Delta State Government played in the rescue operation then, the Acting Governor said that the need for inter-states security cooperation, especially among adjoining Niger Delta/Coastal states was the main reason. He however joined Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, of Ondo State at the event to admonished ...
Acting Governor of Delta state, Barr Kingsley Otuaro came under the fury of hundreds of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithfuls of Itsekiri ethnic nationality on Tuesday over allegations that he's imposing a chairmanship candidate on the people of Warri South West Local Government Area of the state. The party faithfuls drawn from Ugborodo ward1 5, Akpakpa ward 6, Madangho ward 7, Orere Ward 8, Aja-daibo ward 9 and Ogidigben ward 10 are not happy with the Acting Governor over what they called imposition of one Taiye Duke Tuoyo as PDP chairmanship candidate in the forthcoming local government election in the state. The PDP members who protested the alleged development on Tuesday stated that the imposition have divided the people of area who hitherto speak with one voice in the pa
Delta state deputy governor, Barr Kingsley Burutu Otuaro on Saturday lost close to 4,000 members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) across Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri Southwest council area of Delta state, to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). Among those who left the PDP for APC was the brother of the Deputy Governor. Gbaramatu Kingdom, an enclave of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s ally, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo has been a PDP stronghold during elections in the state. BigPen Online reports that a chieftain of the APC and an indigene of the kingdom, Chief Michael Johnny, who is the deputy chairman of the Mainstream Delta APC (MDA), a pressure group in the party, received the decampees at the weekend. Receiving them, Johnny
A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Chieftain in Delta State, Chief Tunde Smooth, has called on aspirants and their supporters in the forthcoming local government election in the state to stop blackmailing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his deputy Barr. (Deacon) Kingsley Burutu Otuaro over alleged imposition of candidates. Smooth spoke while addressing newsmen in Warri over the weekend. He said, “The allegation of impositions or planned imposition of candidates, to make the electorate feel oppressed, is unfair to Governor Okowa who is working hard to attract development and satisfy the yearnings of the state in these economically difficult times” “Governor Okowa made it clear candidates cannot emerge from him but from various wards/Local Governments via agreed democratic pro