Okowa Approves Appointment Of Two Monarchs In Delta

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has approved the appointments of Ovie Whiskey and Johnson Ologho as the new Ovie of Idjerhe and Odion of Emevor Kingdoms in Ethiope-West and Isoko North Local Government Areas respectively.

This was made known by the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Ehiedu Aniagwu during a press briefing on Wednesday in Asaba, the state capital.

The appointment of Ovie Whiskey as King of Idjerhe Kingdom comes after a keen contest between him and other candidates.

He was recently elected by the People of Idjerhe after the demise of their King two years ago.

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On the other, Johnson Ologho who was appointed king of Emevor had served in the palace as a member of the Odion-in-Council for over 10 years.

Earlier, The Delta State Government approved a budget estimate of N378 billion for the 2021 fiscal year.

Of the budget estimate N174 billion was earmarked for recurrent expenditures while N203 billion was appropriated for capital expenditure.

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