Delta State is acquiring a statewide testing and data analysis of water quality, an exercise intended to wage war against water borne diseases. The scheme was flagged off by the governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, last Thursday, January 26, 2017. This is as the state has also launched a five-year football development scheme to produce future soccer stars that once made old Bendel a Mecca of sports.
Edo state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said his administration will collaborate with Benson Idahosa University (BIU) in Benin to convert waste for wealth creation in the state.
The governor announced this on Thursday after meeting with the management team of Benson Idahosa University at The Government House in Benin.
The Delta State government says it has paid the sum of 30 million Naira as start-up fund and 500 million Naira counterpart fund for the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), in order to eradicate erosion-related disasters in the state