TRIBUTE – What makes Chief James Onanefe Ibori tick – garlands for the leader at 62

TRIBUTE – What makes Chief James Onanefe Ibori tick – garlands for the leader at 62

Chief James Onanefe Ibori. By Oghenero J. Eghweree Odi-di-di-gbo-i-gbo! What an apt nickname for a mighty man. This name in local parlance could mean greatest of the greatest, or, someone with intimidating charisma. It could also be used to describe someone with intimidating size. Indeed, all are befitting qualities of the two time former governor of Delta State, (1999-2007) Chief James Onanefe Ibori. August 4, every year is an occasion to celebrate Chief Ibori, the…

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Okowa greets Omo-Agege at 57

Okowa greets Omo-Agege at 57

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy Senate President. Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as he turns 57 on Monday. Okowa said that Omo-Agege had made Deltans proud with his outstanding performance as one of the Senators with the most number of Bills in the 9th Assembly. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said that Omo-Agege, who represents…

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Okowa salutes Prof. Sam Oyovbaire at 79

Okowa salutes Prof. Sam Oyovbaire at 79

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, left and Prof. Sam Oyovbaire. Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with former Minister of Information, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, as he turns 79 on Tuesday. Oyovbaire, who chairs the Delta State Advisory Council and the Governing Council of Delta State University, Abraka, is a renowned academic and consummate politician. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, Okowa commended the renowned Professor of Political…

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Okowa congratulates James Ibori at 62

Okowa congratulates James Ibori at 62

Chief James Onanefe Ibori. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated former a governor of the state, Chief James Ibori, as he clocks 62 on Tuesday, August 4,2020. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, Okowa eulogised Chief Ibori for his path-finding and immense contributions to the development of Delta and outstanding input to nation-building. Felicitating with his boss whom he served as two-term Commissioner, he remarked that…

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Elumelu congratulates Asagba of Asagba at 96

Elumelu congratulates Asagba of Asagba at 96

Asagba of Asaba, Obi (Prof) Chike Edozien, left with Hon. Ndudi Elumelu. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated the Asagba of Asaba, His Royal Majesty, Obi (Prof) Chike Edozien on the occasion of the monarch’s 96th birthday anniversary. In his good will message today, Tuesday July 28th, 2020, Hon Elumelu said that the life of Obi(Prof) Edozien has been amazing and a blessing not only to the people…

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Okowa greets Asagba of Asaba at 95

Okowa greets Asagba of Asaba at 95

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa with Obi (Prof) Chike Edozien, Asagba of Asaba. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated the Asagba of Asaba, Obi (Prof.) Chike Edozien, on his 95th birth anniversary. The governor said that the Asagba had provided purposeful, courageous and tenacious leadership for Asaba people over the years and deserved to be celebrated on his new, great and enviable age. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on…

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TRIBUTE – Celebrating KONGI, my ideological mentor at 86

TRIBUTE – Celebrating KONGI, my ideological mentor at 86

Prof. Wole Soyinka. ‘There is no doubt that I have always shared an ecumenical ideology and kindred spirit with Kongi. His natural spur to resist oppression, instinctive spontaneity to defy authoritarianism and his impregnable commitment to civil liberty makes him my natural ideological mentor.’ By Kayode Fayemi Africa’s most iconic literary maestro and one of the world’s most influential citizens is 86 today. With his ageless physique, it is almost difficult to acknowledge that our…

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Funkekeme Solomon greets Okowa at 61

Funkekeme Solomon greets Okowa at 61

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. The Senior Political Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon Solomon Funkekeme, has felicitated with his Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on his 61st birth anniversary. In his goodwill message, Rt Hon Funkekeme described Governor Okowa as an administrator per excellence with an unwavering faith and commitment to the development and growth of the state. “Okowa’s leadership quality and diligence in the management of human and material resources was…

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Elumelu felicitates Okowa @ 61

Elumelu felicitates Okowa @ 61

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, right, exhanging pleasantries with Hon Ndudi Elumelu. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has congratulated the Governor of Delta State, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on the occasion of his 61st birthday anniversary. In a statement today, Wednesday, July 8th, 2020, Hon. Elumelu described Okowa as an astute leader who has continued to demonstrate exceptional wisdom and exemplary maturity in the handling of affairs and issues, not only…

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Macaulay rejoices with Okowa at 61

Macaulay rejoices with Okowa at 61

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta. A former Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay has felicitated with the state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the governor marks his 61st birthday anniversary. Macaulay in a congratulatory message said that though the birthday is once a year, he celebrates the governor every day because of his vision and inspiring leadership of the state. He said: “Your footprints in the sands of time are bold…

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