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Delta State gets acting governor

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta Stae
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta Stae
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has proceeded on vacation.

The Governor Tuesday informed the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya of his intention to proceed on vacation.

In a letter to the Speaker, Governor Okowa said he would be proceeding on vacation from 5th-20th July, 2016

“I send warm greetings to the Right Honourable Speaker and write to intimate the Honourable House that I would be preceding on vacation from 5th-20th July, 2016” the letter read.

The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, would be in charge of the state’s administration while Governor Okowa is away.

“In accordance with section 190 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, His Excellency, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, the Deputy Governor of Delta State, shall perform the duties of my office as Acting Governor during the period of my absence on leave”

“I will greatly appreciate if the foregoing is placed before the Honourable House for information” the letter added.

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