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Okowa Wants Payment Of Salaries Before Any Other Venture, Swear-in Two Additional Council Chairmen

Okowa Wants Payment Of Salaries Before Any Other Venture, Swear-in Two Additional Council Chairmen

NEWS
  Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has sworn in the Chairmen of Ethiope East and Ughelli North local government areas, Chief Faith Majemite and Hon. Godwin Adode respectively, who were yet to take their oath of office after the rerun council election. Speaking at the ceremony held at Government House Asaba on Friday, the governor said that chairmen of the councils "should pay salaries first before engaging in any other venture$. He also, challenged the Chairmen of Councils in the state to pay special attention to environmental cleanliness, noting that clean cities and towns are necessary to attract inventors and make such areas habitable. "We must institute lasting measures to keep our environments clean, it is the duty of local government councils to keep the enviro...
Delta Council Polls: How They Plotted To Assassinate Some Of Us – APC Chieftain

Delta Council Polls: How They Plotted To Assassinate Some Of Us – APC Chieftain

NEWS, POLITICS
  A chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ughelli North and 2019 House of Assembly hopeful, Olorogun Christopher Obiuwevbi Ominimini has alleged that some political forces in Delta state had plan to assassinate APC chieftains a night to the Ughelli North rerun election. According to him, some undisclosed political forces allegedly sent suspected hired assassins after him and others within Ughelli North eve of the council election which APC had earlier pull out of. He said that unknown gunmen who invaded his house at about 2:am tried to pull his gate down but left after they couldn't gain access into the compound. Ominimini however dismissed claims from some quarters that those who stormed his house were policemen, insisting that the invaders came with intentio...
Police Restricts Movement In Two Delta LGAs From 6am-3pm Over Tomorrow’s Rerun Council Polls

Police Restricts Movement In Two Delta LGAs From 6am-3pm Over Tomorrow’s Rerun Council Polls

NEWS, POLITICS
  The Delta State Police Command has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement in Ughelli North and Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta state from 6am to 3pm. Recall that DSIEC had rescheduled the elections of the two local government council over violence which marred the electoral exercise in the area. The decision has been taken in the overall interest of peace and safety before, during and after the elections, State Police spokesman, Andrew Aniamaka said in a statement on Monday. While regretting the inconveniences the restriction order might cause commuters using the affected routes, he said adding that the Command enjoins them to take alternative routes. He also call on politicians and their supporters in the areas to conduct themselves peacefully