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Ifeanyi Okowa Is Taking Delta State’s Economy To A Greater Height – Otikpo

Ifeanyi Okowa

Ifeanyi Okowa

President of Delta Progressives, Mr. Ogagaoghene Otikpo has praised Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for hosting the ongoing South-South Enlightenment and Engagement Forum being organized by NEXIM Bank in Asaba, Delta State.

Otikpo believes this move would boost export trade in the Niger Delta Region.

According to him, the forum is a platform to do several businesses that would aid foreign trade in the state and he fully backs it.

He added that his group is willing the support the governor in his quest to take the state’s economy to greater heights.

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Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa (born 8 July 1959) is a Nigerian politician who is the incumbent Governor of Delta State. He was inaugurated as a governor on 29 May 2015 after winning the state elections conducted in April 2015. Before his governorship, he was elected senator for Delta North, in Delta State, Nigeria, in the April 2011 national elections. He ran on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He is an Ika from Owa-Alero in Delta State, Nigeria. He is also the first person from Anioma to clinch the governorship position of Delta State. He was re-elected as the governor of Delta State on May 29, 2019.

Okowa was born at Owa-Alero in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State. He attended Edo College, Benin City (1970–1976), then went on to the University of Ibadan where he studied Medicine and Surgery, graduating in 1981 with an MBBS degree. After leaving the National Youth Service Corps, he worked with the Bendel State Hospitals Management Board as a Medical Officer. He entered private practice as Director, Victory Medical Centre, Igbanke in 1986.

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