Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

No plans to scrap Delta institutions of higher learning: Okowa

By News Express on 08/02/2016

Gmail icon

Views: 2,120


Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has allayed fears of his administration scrapping existing institutions of higher learning, assuring that it is instead working for the accreditation of all courses in such institutions.

he gave the assurance yesterday at a thanksgiving service organised in honour of the member representing Isoko South constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Orezi Esievo, at the Cathedral of St. Paul (Anglican Communion), Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state.

Okowa described as wicked, the rumour making the rounds that he wanted to scrap the Oleh Campus of the Delta State University which plays host to the Faculty of Law and that of Engineering.

According to him, “When we came on board, we commenced work at some structures in the Faculty of Engineering, Oleh Campus, for it to get full accreditation, but I read the wicked rumour in the newspaper that we want to scrap the Oleh Campus of DELSU. I want to let you know that there is no sign to scrap the Oleh Campus; it is mischief to make such a call for the scrapping of the Campus; it is a wicked rumour that has no foundation.

"It is our desire that the Engineering Faculty and Law Faculty to be accredited. We agreed during the Education Summit that this is not the time to build more institutions; it is a time to develop the ones we have and get all their courses accredited.”

The governor reiterated that he will tell Deltans the truth at all times and run a transparent, accountable government.

While congratulating Hon. Esievo on her election, Okowa challenged all Deltans to be advocates of a peaceful and crime-free society, noting that with such, the state would be an investors’ haven where prosperity for all Deltans would be achieved.

“The days of oil is fast going, oil is a wasting resource and the world is going beyond it, create a peaceful environment that will allow people to invest in our state,” he said while calling on Christians to be more prayerful for God to change the fortunes of the state and the nation positively.

Earlier in his sermon, the Bishop in charge of the Oleh Diocese of Anglican Communion, Rt. Revd. John Aruakpor, thanked Governor Okowa’s administration for the projects it is executing in Isoko land. He noted that apart from massive infrastructure projects, the Governor Okowa’s administration has also given political appointments to Isoko people.

The cleric assured Governor Okowa of the support of all Deltans, especially Isoko people, for his administration to succeed.

•Photo shows Governor Okowa.

 

Source News Express

Posted 08/02/2016 05:42:44 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Allegation of hidden agenda rocks National Conference •Akinyemi,...

Why Nigerian spouses in America are killing themselves...

Nigeria to contribute over 25 per cent to...

Development: Bayelsa pledges continued collaborate with MDGs

Shortage of funds stalls projects at Lagos and...

Marine Police recover body of medical doctor who...

Army, NSCDC clash over seizure petrol trucks

South African authorities ordered to pay $15m over...

Akin-Deko Family loses matriarch

2019 Presidency: Group defends purchase of nomination form...

Call Oshiomhole to order, Okonjo-Iweala tells FG •Says...

Trump threatens China of worse Trade Deal In...

 

Latest News Disquiet in Aso Rock as Osinbajo’s fate hangs Has Osinbajo been reduced to condolence Vice-President? By Fredrick Nwabufo Court asked to sack new NDDC Chairman, MD 29 bodies found in plastic bags How we will capture Kogi, retain Bayelsa in Nov — PDP Abuja ‘bitcoin kidnappers’ yet to be arrested — Security sources Chemical weapons: FG warns producers, marketers Akwa Ibom eyes 5,000 new jobs following partnership with IOCs Police tackle serial murders in Rivers hotels Sapele youths rally against cybercrime •Reject corruption, Yahoo Yahoo NNPC, Shell, Belema resolve dispute over oil well Fall of a star: How Yale graduate, Wall Street banker and entrepreneur fell from grace to become homeless in America

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (541,284 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (443,338 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (389,677 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (326,839 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (294,861 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,725 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (249,889 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,559 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,585 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,622 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (195,956 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,541 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,449) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,109) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (812) Global Business Monitor (442) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,960) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (170) Maggie's Blog (414) News (51,436) Opinion (1,360) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,450) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,169) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera