Delta Assembly gives nod to Okowa to proceed on vacation



The  Delta State House of Assembly has shown green light to the request of the State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, to proceed on a Twenty–one (21) day leave.

The  Governor’s request was contained in a letter to the House which was read by the Speaker, Rt Hon  Sheriff Oborevwori, who presided over plenary on Tuesday,  April 2, 2019.

According to the Governor, he would be proceeding on a Twenty–one (21) days leave which would form part of his 2019 annual vacation from  Wednesday,  3rd April,  to Tuesday,  23rd  April, 2019.

Okowa wrote “By this arrangement, I will resume the functions of my office on Wednesday,  24th  April,  2019, while the remaining part of my annual vacation will be enjoyed later in the  year”.

He added that in accordance with section 190 of the  Constitution of the  Federal  Republic of Nigeria,  1999, as amended,
Kingsley Otuaro,  the Deputy Governor of Delta State,  would perform the duties of his office as Acting  Governor during his absence.

The House Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere, moved a motion for the House to receive and accept the  governor’s notice, which was seconded by Hon Festus Okoh and it  was susequently adopted .

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