The organizing committee charged with the responsibility of putting in place worthwhile activities for the silver jubilee celebration of the creation of Delta State has released the programme for the event.
Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, who is also the Chairman of Publicity sub-committee for the ceremony, in a statement, disclosed that the week-long activities will begin with a children’s party to be hosted by the wife of the state Governor and Founder, 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, on Wednesday 24th August, 2016 at The Event Centre, Asaba, by 10 am.
This will be followed by a Cultural Parade on Thursday 25th August, 2016 at the Cenotaph, Asaba.
The high point of the celebration will be the Delta State Economic and Investment Summit scheduled to hold on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August 2016 at the Event Centre, Asaba, from 9:00am each day.
A Grand Gala and Awards Night
will also take place on Saturday 27th August 2016 at Event Centre, Asaba, by 5:00pm.
According to the statement, the milestone celebration will be concluded with an Interdenominational Service at the Event Centre, Asaba, on Sunday 28th August 2016 by 10:00am.
Mr. Ukah urged all Deltans and non Deltans alike to be part of celebrations of 25 years of tremendous progress and prosperity.