MACAULAY PUTS OFF BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS IN HONOUR OF VICTIMS OF COVID-19, #EndSARS

A former Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay has canceled merriments and celebrations meant to mark his 60th birthday anniversary. He turns 60 on Sunday, the 25th of this month. The cancellation of the celebrations is in deference to the present happenings in the country arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Oleh nine killings in Isoko and #ENDSARS protests. In a statement … Continue reading MACAULAY PUTS OFF BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS IN HONOUR OF VICTIMS OF COVID-19, #EndSARS

RIVERS SCHOOLS TO REOPEN OCTOBER 5

***Reviews Issues Concerning COVID-19 Protocols The Rivers State Executive Council has approved the reopening of schools in the State with effect from Monday October 5, 2020. The Council took the decision at an emergency session presided over by the State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Government House, Port Harcourt. The Commissioner for Education, Professor Kaniye Ebeku announced this while briefing … Continue reading RIVERS SCHOOLS TO REOPEN OCTOBER 5

Coronavirus: DELTA INTENSIFIES MEASURES TO SAFEGUARD LIVES OF PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS, DISTRIBUTES COVID-19 PREVENTIVE ITEMS DELTA STATE

Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has assured that all necessary measures in line with the COVID-19 protocols geared towards safeguarding the lives of primary six pupils ahead of the forthcoming Cognitive Placement Examination have been put in place. Mr. Ukah, who gave the assurance on Tuesday, 15/09/2020, while addressing journalists shortly after supervising the distribution of hand sanitizers, hand towels, infrared … Continue reading Coronavirus: DELTA INTENSIFIES MEASURES TO SAFEGUARD LIVES OF PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS, DISTRIBUTES COVID-19 PREVENTIVE ITEMS DELTA STATE

DELTA DISTRIBUTES CACOVID PALLIATIVES TO VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS

Delta State Government has commenced the batched delivery of palliatives to vulnerable households in the state, an intervention of the private sector coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID). Addressing newsmen at the commencement of the exercise in Asaba, the Commissioner for Information Mr Charles Aniagwu said that 179 households have been targeted in its 270 wards across the 25 local government areas. The state’s spokesman stressed that … Continue reading DELTA DISTRIBUTES CACOVID PALLIATIVES TO VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS

Covid-19: DELTA REOPENS CINEMAS, HOTELS, RESTAURANTS

Delta Government on Thursday announced the reopening of cinemas, film Houses, eatries and hotel restaurants as the state continues to flatten the COVID-19 curve. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu who stated this during a press conference in Asaba, said although cinemas and other hotel restaurants are now allowed to operate, they must operate at 50 percent of their capacity and ensure all … Continue reading Covid-19: DELTA REOPENS CINEMAS, HOTELS, RESTAURANTS

Coronavirus: OKOWA SAYS COVID-19 BATTLE NEEDS COLLECTIVE EFFORT FOR VICTORY

Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for collective efforts to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state and the country. He made the call in Asaba on Monday while receiving three ambulances donated to the state government by Bua Group to support the state’s effort at curtailing the virus, and stressed that defeating COVID-19 would not be an impossible task if … Continue reading Coronavirus: OKOWA SAYS COVID-19 BATTLE NEEDS COLLECTIVE EFFORT FOR VICTORY

UKAH URGES STAKEHOLDERS IN EDUCATION TO SUPPORT STUDENTS, AS SCHOOLS REOPEN IN DELTA

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has urged stakeholders in education, especially parents and teachers, to support students as schools reopen in the state. Mr. Ukah gave this admonition during the continuation of the monitoring of schools in the state on Wednesday,05/08/2020, in order to ascertain the rate of compliance with the resumption by teachers and students. He however expressed … Continue reading UKAH URGES STAKEHOLDERS IN EDUCATION TO SUPPORT STUDENTS, AS SCHOOLS REOPEN IN DELTA