David Diai


Okowa GovDelta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has proceeded on a two-week vacation and his deputy, Dcn. (Barr) Kingsley Otuaro, will act as governor of Delta State, while Okowa enjoys his short vacation.

This detail was contained in a letter sent to the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Monday Igbuya, by Governor Okowa himself.

In the letter, the governor informed the state legislature of his intention to proceed on vacation from July 5 to July 20, 2016.

okofamilyThe short letter said: “I send warm greetings to the Right Honourable Speaker and write to intimate the Honourable House that I would be proceeding on vacation from July 5-20, 2016.

“In accordance with Section 190 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, His Excellency, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, the Deputy Governor of Delta State, shall perform the duties of my office as Acting Governor during the period of my absence on leave”.

okofamily1Photos of Governor Okowa, enjoying a much cherished reunion with his family, including his recently delivered grandchild, emerged on several online portals and news media, suggesting that the Delta state Governor, who celebrated his 57th birthday on July 8, 2016, had since commenced his vacation, which is already one week gone as at press time. 

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