Ifeanyi Okowa

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Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As Deltans, we must hold firmly to the Lord, because Delta State will continue to remain peaceful and united as we will prosper together,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, September 20, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As Deltans, we must hold firmly to the Lord, because Delta State will continue to remain peaceful and united as we will prosper together,” External link

nan Friday, September 20, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Modern ) : “Save Nigerian Workers From Modern Day Slavery” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I want to assure you that that salaries, cooperatives, union dues, welfare dues and all deductions made from salaries are part of salaries and so no plantation owner can seize part of your salary, especially those from cooperatives” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We got approval three days ago and we have deployed contractors to commence work on the very bad spots,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is popularly known as the Population Information and Documentation System for Africa (POSA), valued at 350,000 dollars,” External link

dailypost Saturday, September 14, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa noted : “The world is already growing technologically at a jet speed and it is, therefore, our desire to key into it in order to improve our economy” External link

dailytimes-NG Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is necessary, because it is important that interventions are focused on outcomes rather than inputs as these help to ensure that available resources are judiciously utilized,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, September 13, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is necessary, because it is important that interventions are focused on outcomes rather than inputs as these help to ensure that available resources are judiciously utilized,” External link

nan Friday, September 13, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is necessary, because it is important that interventions are focused on outcomes rather than inputs as these help to ensure that available resources are judiciously utilized,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I challenge the team to work harder to win the Olympic gold medal as well as the 2022 Women’s Basketball World Cup,” External link

nta-ng Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I challenge the team to work harder to win the Olympic gold medal as well as the 2022 Women’s Basketball World Cup,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I challenge the team to work harder to win the Olympic gold medal as well as the 2022 Women’s Basketball World Cup,” External link

nan Friday, August 30, 2019 6:47:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is important that they consult royal fathers and get their inputs in all developmental projects as a means of making governance easy and people focused from top to bottom,” External link

tribuneonlineng Wednesday, August 28, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We have initiated measures to resolve the nagging flooding in the capital territory through network of storm drainages, which are nearing completion, in addition to two new ones whose contracts were recently awarded” External link

dailytrust Monday, August 26, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As we build on our Stronger Delta vision, we will continue to encourage our youths to take to sports as a means of livelihood and as a way out of vices, poverty and unemployment,” External link

nan Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Festus Keyamo ) : “On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I congratulate our illustrious son, Chief Festus Keyamo (SAN), on his appointment as Minister of State, Niger Delta” External link

dailytrust Friday, August 23, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I am very impressed with what I saw.The secretariat seems to be getting massive as it is nearing completion.We are happy with the pace of work” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 21, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I sympathize with Chief Obaseki’s family, friends, associates and other well-wishers affected by the death of the astute sports administrator. I pray Almighty God to grant the elder statesman eternal rest,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “So, we will utilise the dry season and ensure that work commences,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa added : “I urge all Nigerians, home and abroad, to be of good behaviour wherever they find themselves as such acts of lawlessness do not bring glory to the nation,” External link

dailypost Monday, August 19, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I urge all Nigerians, home and abroad, to be of good behaviour wherever they find themselves as such acts of lawlessness do not bring glory to the nation,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, August 19, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “So, we will utilise the dry season and ensure that work commences,” External link

nan Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “So, we will utilise the dry season and ensure that work commences,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind,” External link

nan Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I know that 95 per cent of those who trade in markets are women and we are aware that when women have money, the family cannot go hungry; I am glad Trader’s Money is coming to the women who are trading in this market and I congratulate my brother for granting the request of his mother to build this market,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, August 9, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I am glad that you are here to inspect sporting facilities in our state,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Your indefatigable role as a champion of resource control and fiscal federalism unarguably puts you among true patriots and one of the strong pillars of Nigeria’s democracy,” External link

leadership Sunday, August 4, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I rejoice with you and your family members, friends, political and business associates on the occasion of your 61st birth anniversary,” External link

leadership Sunday, August 4, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Again, always bear in mind that power is transient. After your tenure as commissioner, you cannot but go back home. Whether you will be well received, depends on how you conducted yourselves,” External link

pulse Saturday, August 3, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As appointees of this administration, you must make it a point of duty to avail the public of your programmes and actions. Let the people know what you are doing, why you are doing it and the anticipated outcome of such actions because, it is easy to gain the goodwill and trust of the community once projects meet specifications, suitably priced and properly monitored” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Our people deserve better life and I charge the new board to work with a renewed sense of urgency; I expect the narratives in our riverine immunities to be completely different from what they are toady,” External link

nan Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Our people deserve better life and I charge the new board to work with a renewed sense of urgency; I expect the narratives in our riverine immunities to be completely different from what they are toady,” External link

leadership Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Asaba is the fastest growing town in the counry. You have worked with your people to give us a peaceful environment for growth because, without peace, there can be no development,” External link

tribuneonlineng Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “No matter the challenges we may be facing as a country, I still see a bright future and it is going to involve the collective will to decide that we need to stay committed to this nation and to do our best to make this nation great,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “Based on the numerous benefits derivable from the park, which is in line with my administration’s desire for a prosperous and stronger Delta State, as our people will be employed and a lot of socio-economic activities will go on across the state as a result of the park, as a government, we will continue to do our best for the desired results to be achieved,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As a government, I want to reassure you (the consultants) of our commitment to the fast take-off of the industrial park; I want to guarantee that we will be with you every step of the way for the best results to be achieved for our people and our country, Nigeria,” External link

leadership Friday, July 26, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “They are not documented in any manner and that is not good for a nation because if they commit crime, they cannot be traced and it is important that even without people committing crime, we should have documentations of foreigners in our country,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind,” External link

nan Sunday, July 21, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa described : “We are so very proud of the heritage you bequeath to us” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, July 15, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “There is nothing that God cannot do; the Lord is the master of every situation and as individuals and as a government, we will continue to acknowledge the role of God in our lives; God is in charge of the affairs in Delta State,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, July 12, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “At this point in time in our history, good working relationship between the Chairman of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum is good for our country,” External link

leadership Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa responded : “I want to thank God for keeping me alive; my mother died at 43 and growing up to attain 60, I thank God” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “At this point in time in our history, good working relationship between the Chairman of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum is good for our country,” External link

nan Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “At this point in time in our history, good working relationship between the Chairman of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum is good for our country,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa added : “It is truly unfortunate, even on Tuesday, I had to sit to discuss this issue with the Commissioner of Police and he is very worried about what is going on in Delta. The issue of kidnapping and the fact that our people are not able to freely go to their farms because of herdsmen is actually worrisome and we feel it is necessary to do something out of the ordinary to be able to deal with the situation,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 6, 2019 2:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “As Commissioners, you must lead by example; do not expect your staff to be punctual if you are in the habit of coming late to the office; do not expect them to be prudent with government resources if you are wasteful; do not expect them to go the extra mile to meet targets if you are not willing to do so yourself; people don’t do what you tell them; they do what they see you do because, as the saying goes, everything rises and falls on leadership; the buck stops at your table,” External link

leadership Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I will not tolerate lateness to work and any commissioner who is not punctual and ready to add value to the lives of the people will be shown the way out” External link

sunnewsonline Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “People don’t do what you tell them; they do what they see you do because as the saying goes, everything rises and falls on leadership. The buck stops at your table,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is true that our first tenure ended on a high and even now, we will continue to receive plaudits for our phenomenal achievements in job creation, human capital development and infrastructure renewal, but, we cannot afford to rest on our oars because, the next four years promises to be as fulfilling as it would be challenging,” External link

leadership Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is true that our first tenure ended on a high and even now, we continue to receive plaudits for our phenomenal achievements in job creation, human capital development and infrastructural renewal, but, we cannot afford to rest on our oars because, the next four years promise to be as fulfilling as it would be challenging,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Almighty God ) : “On the auspicious occasion of your 60th birthday anniversary, I join your family, friends, political associates and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for your life which has been marked by outstanding accomplishments and enduring fulfillment,” External link

leadership Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Almighty God ) : “On the auspicious occasion of your 60th birthday anniversary, I join your family, friends, political associates and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for your life which has been marked by outstanding accomplishments and enduring fulfillment,” External link

nan Monday, July 1, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “What happened to late Miss Elozino Ogege last year is heartbreaking, which tells us that all is not well in our society, this is why we are doing everything possible as a government to improve security in the state and ensure that security challenges are effectively tackled” External link

vanguardngr Friday, June 28, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We all know the benefits of clean environment; if we have proper drainage channels to tackle flooding of our cities and towns, good network of roads, it is also very important for our people to imbibe the habit of having clean environment. They should ensure proper disposal of wastes – no dumping of refuse in the drainage which can cause blockage, no dumping of refuse on the road, streets because, such does not only litter the environment, it can also, lead to health challenges,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “In the build up to this year’s programme holding in Ozoro from June 20-22, I urge all our young athletes to be encouraged by the successes recorded by Divine Oduduru and others to put in their best and be counted,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, June 15, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We all know the benefits of clean environment; if we have proper drainage channels to tackle flooding of our cities and towns, good network of roads, it is also, very important for our people to imbibe the habit of having clean environment; they should ensure proper disposal of wastes – no dumping of refuse in the drainages which can cause blockage, no dumping of refuse on the road, streets because, such does not only litter the environment, it can also, lead to health challenges,” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “We have to manage our finances. We have to be wise in our spending because these projects cannot be abandoned” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I congratulate you all on your emergence as leaders of the National Assembly. It is my prayer and that of all Nigerians that God grant you all the knowledge and wisdom to pilot the affairs of the 9th National Assembly to the admiration and satisfaction of Nigerians” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We all know the benefits of a clean environment; if we have proper drainage channels to tackle flooding of our cities and towns, good network of roads, it is also, very important for our people to imbibe the habit of having a clean environment; they should ensure proper disposal of wastes – no dumping of refuse in the drainages which can cause blockage, no dumping of refuse on the road, streets because such does not only litter the environment, it can also, lead to health challenges,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa declared ( about Zamfara State ) : “It was a meeting between brothers and friends who are now governors and it is more interesting that our states belonged to the old Bendel State; and he came with ideas that will move the two states forward” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “In the last four years, we have seen the hand of God in our dear state; all that we did were made possible by God; in everything, myself and my family have every reason to thank God and I can confidently say that we have seen the hands of God at work in our state,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It was a meeting between brothers, friends who are now governors and more interesting is that, our states belonged to the old Bendel and he came with ideas that will move the two states forward,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 7, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This second tenure promises to be quite busy; every appointment that we make is a call to serve for us to deliver on our mandate for a stronger Delta State,” External link

leadership Friday, June 7, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This second tenure promises to be quite busy; every appointment that we make is a call to serve for us to deliver on our mandate for a stronger Delta state,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 7, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It was a meeting between brothers, friends who are now governors and more interesting is that, our states belonged to the old Bendel and he came with ideas that will move the two states forward,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 7, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This second tenure promises to be quite busy; every appointment that we make is a call to serve for us to deliver on our mandate for a stronger Delta State,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Director General ) : “Until his appointment, he was the Director General, PDP Campaign Organisation 2019, who led the party to victory,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “The oath of service that I just took is more than an official function or constitutional requirement; it is a covenant between us, a covenant to build a stronger Delta in which we can freely – and confidently – pursue our dreams of prosperity and happiness in a safe and secure environment” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “There are no words adequate enough to express my appreciation to Deltans 4 voting us again for a second term,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “My deputy and I, pledge to do our best to be deserving of your trust; indeed, we are resolute in our quest to leave a legacy of a Delta State that is the frontrunner in the Federation; all we need are your prayers and full cooperation; the future that we envision requires that we all open our hearts and minds to the values of love, courage, discipline, cooperation, and commitment, which are imperative for growth, stability and sustainable development,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “The committee is also in a position to applaud us in the areas we have done well and we need to be sustain because I will like to be remembered at the end of my tenure as a governor who has done very well,” External link

sunnewsonline Monday, May 20, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I told them that the committee needed to assess what we did in the first tenure independently, advise us on what to do in the areas we need to improve on, and to also applaud us in the areas we need to sustain, because I will like to be remembered at the end of my tenure as a Governor who has done very well,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated ( about River Basin Development Authority ) : “Nigeria currently ranks No. 2 in the world after India in terms of people defecating in the open, as about 25 percent of our population still practice open defecation; the Sustainable Development Goals 6.1 and 6.2, seek to stop open defecation by 2025 and ensure access to sustainable and safely managed WASH services by 2030,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “Nigeria currently ranks No. 2 in the world after India in terms of people defecating in the open, as about 25 per cent of our population still practice open defecation; the Sustainable Development Goals 6.1 and 6.2, seek to stop open defecation by 2025 and ensure access to sustainable and safely managed WASH services by 2030,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “If a lot of us continue to live in a manner he lived and believed his thought, I believe we can impact very quickly on our nation. He had all the attributes of a good man. That is a lesson we have to learn. Emulate the very good qualities that he had so that we can impact in this on the nation and change the narrative of the future,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, May 4, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “He had all the attributes a man should have; a quality human being who cared for his family and the nation and those of us that lives should emulate the qualities that he had to make our country better” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, May 3, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “The efforts of the trade unions towards the promotion of the interests of workers have not gone unnoticed and I wish to reiterate the determination of the state government to pay workers the N30, 000 minimum wage approved by the Federal Government” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 2, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor1.64%EN10/15/201715/10/2017
senator90.16%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
governor of delta1.64%EN08/13/201713/08/2017
minister3.28%EN01/17/201717/01/2017
speaker of the house3.28%EN10/06/201606/10/2016
Names Lang Count
Ifeanyi OkowaEN99.62%
Ifeanyi OkowaFR0.38%


 
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Kenneth Gbagi added ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “I call on Deltans and all members of the opposition to join hands with Okowa and PDP to build a stronger Delta. We are a PDP state and with a good governor, who is performing, we are growing stronger and stronger in Delta” External link

vanguardngr Friday, September 20, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Charles Aniagwu said ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Our governor, Ifeanyi Okowa presided at the Executive meeting and the issue of safety of our people in riverside communities was seriously discussed; measures are being put in place to ensure that the flood situation is properly managed. Recall that our governor was very proactive in managing the flood situations in the previous years and we are calling on our people to start relocating now,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, August 16, 2019 3:23:00 AM EAT

Emeka Ihedioha said ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Governor Okowa is calm to a fault, but you can only underestimate him at your own peril. He is also a very humble man and we commend him for celebrating his birthday with people with disabilities,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Kayode Fayemi added ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Okowa is a man who believes in the country despite our different political divides” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Kayode Fayemi added ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Okowa is very patriotic, purposeful, dedicated and committed to issues that affect the country. I served with him in the senate and I can tell you that he is always committed to the job he is assigned to do.” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

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Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As Deltans, we must hold firmly to the Lord, because Delta State will continue to remain peaceful and united as we will prosper together,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, September 20, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As Deltans, we must hold firmly to the Lord, because Delta State will continue to remain peaceful and united as we will prosper together,” External link

nan Friday, September 20, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Modern ) : “Save Nigerian Workers From Modern Day Slavery” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I want to assure you that that salaries, cooperatives, union dues, welfare dues and all deductions made from salaries are part of salaries and so no plantation owner can seize part of your salary, especially those from cooperatives” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We got approval three days ago and we have deployed contractors to commence work on the very bad spots,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is popularly known as the Population Information and Documentation System for Africa (POSA), valued at 350,000 dollars,” External link

dailypost Saturday, September 14, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa noted : “The world is already growing technologically at a jet speed and it is, therefore, our desire to key into it in order to improve our economy” External link

dailytimes-NG Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is necessary, because it is important that interventions are focused on outcomes rather than inputs as these help to ensure that available resources are judiciously utilized,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, September 13, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is necessary, because it is important that interventions are focused on outcomes rather than inputs as these help to ensure that available resources are judiciously utilized,” External link

nan Friday, September 13, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This is necessary, because it is important that interventions are focused on outcomes rather than inputs as these help to ensure that available resources are judiciously utilized,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I challenge the team to work harder to win the Olympic gold medal as well as the 2022 Women’s Basketball World Cup,” External link

nta-ng Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I challenge the team to work harder to win the Olympic gold medal as well as the 2022 Women’s Basketball World Cup,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I challenge the team to work harder to win the Olympic gold medal as well as the 2022 Women’s Basketball World Cup,” External link

nan Friday, August 30, 2019 6:47:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is important that they consult royal fathers and get their inputs in all developmental projects as a means of making governance easy and people focused from top to bottom,” External link

tribuneonlineng Wednesday, August 28, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We have initiated measures to resolve the nagging flooding in the capital territory through network of storm drainages, which are nearing completion, in addition to two new ones whose contracts were recently awarded” External link

dailytrust Monday, August 26, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As we build on our Stronger Delta vision, we will continue to encourage our youths to take to sports as a means of livelihood and as a way out of vices, poverty and unemployment,” External link

nan Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Festus Keyamo ) : “On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I congratulate our illustrious son, Chief Festus Keyamo (SAN), on his appointment as Minister of State, Niger Delta” External link

dailytrust Friday, August 23, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I am very impressed with what I saw.The secretariat seems to be getting massive as it is nearing completion.We are happy with the pace of work” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 21, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I sympathize with Chief Obaseki’s family, friends, associates and other well-wishers affected by the death of the astute sports administrator. I pray Almighty God to grant the elder statesman eternal rest,” External link

dailytimes-NG Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “So, we will utilise the dry season and ensure that work commences,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa added : “I urge all Nigerians, home and abroad, to be of good behaviour wherever they find themselves as such acts of lawlessness do not bring glory to the nation,” External link

dailypost Monday, August 19, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I urge all Nigerians, home and abroad, to be of good behaviour wherever they find themselves as such acts of lawlessness do not bring glory to the nation,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, August 19, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “So, we will utilise the dry season and ensure that work commences,” External link

nan Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “So, we will utilise the dry season and ensure that work commences,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind,” External link

nan Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I know that 95 per cent of those who trade in markets are women and we are aware that when women have money, the family cannot go hungry; I am glad Trader’s Money is coming to the women who are trading in this market and I congratulate my brother for granting the request of his mother to build this market,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, August 9, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I am glad that you are here to inspect sporting facilities in our state,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Your indefatigable role as a champion of resource control and fiscal federalism unarguably puts you among true patriots and one of the strong pillars of Nigeria’s democracy,” External link

leadership Sunday, August 4, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I rejoice with you and your family members, friends, political and business associates on the occasion of your 61st birth anniversary,” External link

leadership Sunday, August 4, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Again, always bear in mind that power is transient. After your tenure as commissioner, you cannot but go back home. Whether you will be well received, depends on how you conducted yourselves,” External link

pulse Saturday, August 3, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As appointees of this administration, you must make it a point of duty to avail the public of your programmes and actions. Let the people know what you are doing, why you are doing it and the anticipated outcome of such actions because, it is easy to gain the goodwill and trust of the community once projects meet specifications, suitably priced and properly monitored” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Our people deserve better life and I charge the new board to work with a renewed sense of urgency; I expect the narratives in our riverine immunities to be completely different from what they are toady,” External link

nan Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Our people deserve better life and I charge the new board to work with a renewed sense of urgency; I expect the narratives in our riverine immunities to be completely different from what they are toady,” External link

leadership Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “Asaba is the fastest growing town in the counry. You have worked with your people to give us a peaceful environment for growth because, without peace, there can be no development,” External link

tribuneonlineng Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “No matter the challenges we may be facing as a country, I still see a bright future and it is going to involve the collective will to decide that we need to stay committed to this nation and to do our best to make this nation great,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “Based on the numerous benefits derivable from the park, which is in line with my administration’s desire for a prosperous and stronger Delta State, as our people will be employed and a lot of socio-economic activities will go on across the state as a result of the park, as a government, we will continue to do our best for the desired results to be achieved,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “As a government, I want to reassure you (the consultants) of our commitment to the fast take-off of the industrial park; I want to guarantee that we will be with you every step of the way for the best results to be achieved for our people and our country, Nigeria,” External link

leadership Friday, July 26, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “They are not documented in any manner and that is not good for a nation because if they commit crime, they cannot be traced and it is important that even without people committing crime, we should have documentations of foreigners in our country,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind,” External link

nan Sunday, July 21, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa described : “We are so very proud of the heritage you bequeath to us” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, July 15, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “There is nothing that God cannot do; the Lord is the master of every situation and as individuals and as a government, we will continue to acknowledge the role of God in our lives; God is in charge of the affairs in Delta State,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, July 12, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “At this point in time in our history, good working relationship between the Chairman of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum is good for our country,” External link

leadership Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa responded : “I want to thank God for keeping me alive; my mother died at 43 and growing up to attain 60, I thank God” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “At this point in time in our history, good working relationship between the Chairman of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum is good for our country,” External link

nan Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “At this point in time in our history, good working relationship between the Chairman of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum is good for our country,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa added : “It is truly unfortunate, even on Tuesday, I had to sit to discuss this issue with the Commissioner of Police and he is very worried about what is going on in Delta. The issue of kidnapping and the fact that our people are not able to freely go to their farms because of herdsmen is actually worrisome and we feel it is necessary to do something out of the ordinary to be able to deal with the situation,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 6, 2019 2:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “As Commissioners, you must lead by example; do not expect your staff to be punctual if you are in the habit of coming late to the office; do not expect them to be prudent with government resources if you are wasteful; do not expect them to go the extra mile to meet targets if you are not willing to do so yourself; people don’t do what you tell them; they do what they see you do because, as the saying goes, everything rises and falls on leadership; the buck stops at your table,” External link

leadership Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I will not tolerate lateness to work and any commissioner who is not punctual and ready to add value to the lives of the people will be shown the way out” External link

sunnewsonline Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “People don’t do what you tell them; they do what they see you do because as the saying goes, everything rises and falls on leadership. The buck stops at your table,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is true that our first tenure ended on a high and even now, we will continue to receive plaudits for our phenomenal achievements in job creation, human capital development and infrastructure renewal, but, we cannot afford to rest on our oars because, the next four years promises to be as fulfilling as it would be challenging,” External link

leadership Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It is true that our first tenure ended on a high and even now, we continue to receive plaudits for our phenomenal achievements in job creation, human capital development and infrastructural renewal, but, we cannot afford to rest on our oars because, the next four years promise to be as fulfilling as it would be challenging,” External link

nigerianobservernews Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Almighty God ) : “On the auspicious occasion of your 60th birthday anniversary, I join your family, friends, political associates and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for your life which has been marked by outstanding accomplishments and enduring fulfillment,” External link

leadership Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Almighty God ) : “On the auspicious occasion of your 60th birthday anniversary, I join your family, friends, political associates and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for your life which has been marked by outstanding accomplishments and enduring fulfillment,” External link

nan Monday, July 1, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “What happened to late Miss Elozino Ogege last year is heartbreaking, which tells us that all is not well in our society, this is why we are doing everything possible as a government to improve security in the state and ensure that security challenges are effectively tackled” External link

vanguardngr Friday, June 28, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We all know the benefits of clean environment; if we have proper drainage channels to tackle flooding of our cities and towns, good network of roads, it is also very important for our people to imbibe the habit of having clean environment. They should ensure proper disposal of wastes – no dumping of refuse in the drainage which can cause blockage, no dumping of refuse on the road, streets because, such does not only litter the environment, it can also, lead to health challenges,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “In the build up to this year’s programme holding in Ozoro from June 20-22, I urge all our young athletes to be encouraged by the successes recorded by Divine Oduduru and others to put in their best and be counted,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, June 15, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We all know the benefits of clean environment; if we have proper drainage channels to tackle flooding of our cities and towns, good network of roads, it is also, very important for our people to imbibe the habit of having clean environment; they should ensure proper disposal of wastes – no dumping of refuse in the drainages which can cause blockage, no dumping of refuse on the road, streets because, such does not only litter the environment, it can also, lead to health challenges,” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “We have to manage our finances. We have to be wise in our spending because these projects cannot be abandoned” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I congratulate you all on your emergence as leaders of the National Assembly. It is my prayer and that of all Nigerians that God grant you all the knowledge and wisdom to pilot the affairs of the 9th National Assembly to the admiration and satisfaction of Nigerians” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “We all know the benefits of a clean environment; if we have proper drainage channels to tackle flooding of our cities and towns, good network of roads, it is also, very important for our people to imbibe the habit of having a clean environment; they should ensure proper disposal of wastes – no dumping of refuse in the drainages which can cause blockage, no dumping of refuse on the road, streets because such does not only litter the environment, it can also, lead to health challenges,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa declared ( about Zamfara State ) : “It was a meeting between brothers and friends who are now governors and it is more interesting that our states belonged to the old Bendel State; and he came with ideas that will move the two states forward” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “In the last four years, we have seen the hand of God in our dear state; all that we did were made possible by God; in everything, myself and my family have every reason to thank God and I can confidently say that we have seen the hands of God at work in our state,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It was a meeting between brothers, friends who are now governors and more interesting is that, our states belonged to the old Bendel and he came with ideas that will move the two states forward,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 7, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This second tenure promises to be quite busy; every appointment that we make is a call to serve for us to deliver on our mandate for a stronger Delta State,” External link

leadership Friday, June 7, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This second tenure promises to be quite busy; every appointment that we make is a call to serve for us to deliver on our mandate for a stronger Delta state,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 7, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “It was a meeting between brothers, friends who are now governors and more interesting is that, our states belonged to the old Bendel and he came with ideas that will move the two states forward,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 7, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “This second tenure promises to be quite busy; every appointment that we make is a call to serve for us to deliver on our mandate for a stronger Delta State,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said ( about Director General ) : “Until his appointment, he was the Director General, PDP Campaign Organisation 2019, who led the party to victory,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “The oath of service that I just took is more than an official function or constitutional requirement; it is a covenant between us, a covenant to build a stronger Delta in which we can freely – and confidently – pursue our dreams of prosperity and happiness in a safe and secure environment” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “There are no words adequate enough to express my appreciation to Deltans 4 voting us again for a second term,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “My deputy and I, pledge to do our best to be deserving of your trust; indeed, we are resolute in our quest to leave a legacy of a Delta State that is the frontrunner in the Federation; all we need are your prayers and full cooperation; the future that we envision requires that we all open our hearts and minds to the values of love, courage, discipline, cooperation, and commitment, which are imperative for growth, stability and sustainable development,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “The committee is also in a position to applaud us in the areas we have done well and we need to be sustain because I will like to be remembered at the end of my tenure as a governor who has done very well,” External link

sunnewsonline Monday, May 20, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “I told them that the committee needed to assess what we did in the first tenure independently, advise us on what to do in the areas we need to improve on, and to also applaud us in the areas we need to sustain, because I will like to be remembered at the end of my tenure as a Governor who has done very well,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated ( about River Basin Development Authority ) : “Nigeria currently ranks No. 2 in the world after India in terms of people defecating in the open, as about 25 percent of our population still practice open defecation; the Sustainable Development Goals 6.1 and 6.2, seek to stop open defecation by 2025 and ensure access to sustainable and safely managed WASH services by 2030,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa stated : “Nigeria currently ranks No. 2 in the world after India in terms of people defecating in the open, as about 25 per cent of our population still practice open defecation; the Sustainable Development Goals 6.1 and 6.2, seek to stop open defecation by 2025 and ensure access to sustainable and safely managed WASH services by 2030,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “If a lot of us continue to live in a manner he lived and believed his thought, I believe we can impact very quickly on our nation. He had all the attributes of a good man. That is a lesson we have to learn. Emulate the very good qualities that he had so that we can impact in this on the nation and change the narrative of the future,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, May 4, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “He had all the attributes a man should have; a quality human being who cared for his family and the nation and those of us that lives should emulate the qualities that he had to make our country better” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, May 3, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Ifeanyi Okowa said : “The efforts of the trade unions towards the promotion of the interests of workers have not gone unnoticed and I wish to reiterate the determination of the state government to pay workers the N30, 000 minimum wage approved by the Federal Government” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 2, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor1.64%EN10/15/201715/10/2017
senator90.16%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
governor of delta1.64%EN08/13/201713/08/2017
minister3.28%EN01/17/201717/01/2017
speaker of the house3.28%EN10/06/201606/10/2016
Names Lang Count
Ifeanyi OkowaEN99.62%
Ifeanyi OkowaFR0.38%


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Kenneth Gbagi added ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “I call on Deltans and all members of the opposition to join hands with Okowa and PDP to build a stronger Delta. We are a PDP state and with a good governor, who is performing, we are growing stronger and stronger in Delta” External link

vanguardngr Friday, September 20, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Charles Aniagwu said ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Our governor, Ifeanyi Okowa presided at the Executive meeting and the issue of safety of our people in riverside communities was seriously discussed; measures are being put in place to ensure that the flood situation is properly managed. Recall that our governor was very proactive in managing the flood situations in the previous years and we are calling on our people to start relocating now,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, August 16, 2019 3:23:00 AM EAT

Emeka Ihedioha said ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Governor Okowa is calm to a fault, but you can only underestimate him at your own peril. He is also a very humble man and we commend him for celebrating his birthday with people with disabilities,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Kayode Fayemi added ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Okowa is a man who believes in the country despite our different political divides” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Kayode Fayemi added ( about Ifeanyi Okowa ) : “Okowa is very patriotic, purposeful, dedicated and committed to issues that affect the country. I served with him in the senate and I can tell you that he is always committed to the job he is assigned to do.” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT