Delta Inauguration Programme: Okowa to commission projects, attend valedictory banquet
By Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe Esq #eacgovdelta
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, CON, will commission some projects, attend 05 Initiative appreciation dinner and the state valedictory banquet as part of the activities lined up for this year’s governor and deputy governor inauguration ceremony.
A public announcement signed by the Chairman of the Inauguration Committee and Secretary to Delta State Government, SSG, High Chief Patrick Ukah, Fnipr, has it that the activities will commence on May 10th, wherein the state governor will attend the graduation ceremony of job creation and ICT trainees who have completed their mandatory entrepreneurship programme.
According to SSG Ukah, the entire programmes lined up are as follows;
*May 10th – Entrepreneurship Programme – Job Creation/ICT
*May 13th – 05 Initiative Appreciation Dinner
*May 15th – 05 Initiative Couples Forum
*May 16-18th – Commissioning of Projects
*May 21st – Thanksgiving Service at St. Philips Anglican Church, Asaba
*May 21st – Valedictory Banquet (Evening)
*May 23rd – Entrepreneurship Programme; Rysa/Girl Child
*May 26th – Creative Industry Concert
*May 29th – Inauguration Ceremony, and
*May 29th – Praise Night.
The Inauguration on May 29, shall take place at Stephen Keshi International Stadium, beginning from 10am, while the Praise Night comes up same day at the Event Centre, High Court Road, Asaba from 5pm pm.
The Oath of Office and of Allegiance by the incoming governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, JP, and his Deputy, Sir Monday Onyeme, on may 29 formally ends the Okowa’s eight years administration and the beginning of Oborevwori’s eight years administration, respectively.
Dignitaries expected to grace the inauguration ceremony includes; the State Chief Judge and other Justices, former governors, Lawmakers and elected representatives, traditional rulers, senior government officials, clergymen, party leaders and people from all walks of life, et al.