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Updated: Delta: Mobs Set Fire On APC Secretariat In Isoko

Updated: Delta: Mobs Set Fire On APC Secretariat In Isoko

NEWS, POLITICS
Suspected mobs on Tuesday set ablaze properties at the All Progressive Congress (APC) Secretariat in Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area in Delta State. Report says the invaders where protesting the alleged lopsided composition of the new executive of the party at the ward level in the area. Eyewitness says though the circumstances surrounding the incident were still sketchy, it may not be unconnected with the harmonization of ward executives of the party in the council area. The source said, "Yesterday (Monday) Chairmen of the party in Oleh wards 1 and 2 were sworn -in. "Today (yesterday) some aggrieved members of the wards mobilized and broke into the secretariat which is a rented apartment, removed all the chairs, tables and some other office properties, brought them...
Gas Cylinder Explosion Destroyed Properties Worth Millions In Delta Community

Gas Cylinder Explosion Destroyed Properties Worth Millions In Delta Community

COMMUNITY REPORT
  Properties worth millions was on Saturday destroyed in Olomoro community, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State following a domestic gas cylinder explosion which razed residential buildings. Local source said that the inferno which could not be contailed as a result of absence of fire fighters, razed down a building opposite Olomoro main market. The source said that efforts of those who ran to the scene to help the residents couldn't save the building which was completely burnt. Eyewitness said that shops attached to the building was also affected by the fire which left a family with nothing except the clothes they were wearing when the incident happened. An indigene of area, Orerue Emonena who confirmed the development in a post on his facebook page sa...
We Feel Your Pains; We’ll Reduce Your Salary Burdens – Okowa To Local Govt Councils

We Feel Your Pains; We’ll Reduce Your Salary Burdens – Okowa To Local Govt Councils

POLITICS
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Friday expressed concern over the plight of local government councils, saying that the state government would assist the councils to reduce their salary burdens. The governor spoke during the campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming local government elections at Oleh, Isoko South and Ozoro, Isoko North local government areas of the state. . Governor Okowa while expressing concern about the plight of Local council workers said, "we feel the pains of our brothers and sisters in the local government councils, we are happy that peace has returned to our state, this will lead to increase in revenue and with such, we will assist the councils to reduce their salary burdens." The Governor who disclosed that as a st...