DESOPADEC Won’t Abandon Any Project – Askia Ogieh by Ovedhe Jerry Hezekiah

The Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has assured the oil and gas bearing ethnic nationalities in the state, that the Commission will execute all its projects, without abandonment. Bashorun Ogieh gave the charge during the supervision of projects, at the Engineering Faculty of the Delta […]

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Massive Misappropriation of Funds Uncovered in DESOPADEC by Ogheneluemu Sylvester Imonina

The All Progressives Congress, Delta State, expresses her concern and disappointment on the unscrupulous enrichment of a few privileged leaders/members of PDP in Delta State through Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC). A Commission that is supposed to be an interventionist agency for the good of Deltans from oil producing communities is now […]

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CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS HONOUR BASHORUN ASKIA OGIEH by Ovedhe Jerry Hezekiah.

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has been honoured in acknowledgement of his track record of excellent leadership and humanitarian approach to governance. The honour was presented to him by Centre for Peace, Transparency and Accountability together with Civil Society Groups for Good Governance Speaking on behalf of the delegates, President, Civil […]

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DESOPADEC Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In Isoko nation. By Ovedhe Hezekiah Oghenefegor.

In a bid to fulfill its earlier promises of supporting the flood victims in the two IDP Camps in Isoko nation, the DESOPADEC team led by its Mangaging Director, Chief Askia Ogieh and the Commissioner Representing Isoko Ethnic Nationality on the board of DESOPADEC, Dr. Paul Oweh, has provided relief materials to people who were […]

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DESOPADEC begins Town hall meetings ahead of its budget preparation. BY OVEDHE HEZEKIAH.

The Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has kick-started its town hall meetings with the five ethnic groups under the commission, ahead of its next budget year. The town hall meetings which started, Monday with Isoko ethnic nationality at the Isoko Unity House, Oleh, witnessed an interactive session with monarchs, President General of […]

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DESOPADEC TO CONCENTRATE MORE IN COMPLETING ONGOING PROJECTS – Makinde

The Managing Director, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Dr. Williams Makinde, has assured members of oil producing areas of better days in year 2018 and the determination to complete all ongoing projects Dr Makinde made the observation while speaking with some journalists in his country home at Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government […]

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OKOWA AND THE JADED RIVERINE COMMUNITIES IN DELTA by Binebai Yerin Princewill

Fidel Castro of Cuban while writing on freedom postulated as follows: “He who takes too much from you and gives you a little is an oppressor “. Again late Gaddafi of Libya further substantiated this point when he said, “Man’s freedom is lacking if somebody else controls what he needs, for need may result in […]

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DEPOSED DELTA SPEAKER ACCUSES GOV. OKOWA, MICHAEL DIDEN(EJELE): DESOPADEC MONEY ANGLE

Immediately Gov. Okowa won the gubernatorial election and settled down to form a government, Hon. Monday Igbuya was not his dream choice for Speaker of the State’s House of Assembly. He had another choice. The de-facto Speaker, Hon. Michael Diden, aka Ejele was instrumental in convincing Okowa to allow Igbuya. It is only an accident […]

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Where is DESOPADEC N97.2b. DERIVATION FUND? by John Oghojafor

Figures obtained from the Ministry of Finance and National Bureau of Statistics clearly show how Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has continued to execute his plan to finally kill and bury DESOPADEC and deprive the oil producing area of the state for which purpose the 13% derivation fund is being released by the federal government on a […]

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How Okowa Is Allegedly Killing DESOPADEC by John Oghojafor

It is no more news that since Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa became the governor of Delta State, not even one new project has been executed by the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) in any of the oil-producing communities in Delta State. First, the Commission’s budget in 2015 was not implemented when Okowa took […]

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