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MD/CEO LEADS MANAGEMENT TO PAY FIRST-CALL CONDOLENCE VISIT TO OVERAH FAMILY

The Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, today led Executive Directors and Management, on a first-call condolence visit to the family of Hon. Joyce Overah, who passed on yesterday, Wednesday June 9, 2020.
The Commission's helmsman was accompanied

Chief E K Clark, a Towering Pillar at 93, Says DESOPADEC MD

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has described Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark as a towering pillar and source of strength to many he has mentored.

Bashorun Askia said

Eid-el-Fitr Celebrations Sobering, Says DESOPADEC Boss In Sallah Message

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Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has described this year’s Eid el Fitr celebrations as sobering with great lessons learnt following stringent restrictions that were emplaced

BEBENIMIBO INSPECTS ON-GOING CONSTRUCTION OF BLOCK OF SIX CLASSROOMS AT KUNUKUNUMA COMMUNITY.

The Representative of the Ijaw Ethnic Nationality on the Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Dr. Paul Bebenimibo, on Wednesday 20th May, 2020, inspected the on-going construction of a six (6)

BAF Donates Bus to Ewoma Isoko Association in DESOPADEC.

In continuation of its acclaimed philanthropic gestures as a cardinal focus, the Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF) has donated an 18-seater bus to the Ewoma Isoko Association in DESOPADEC to facilitate the Association's logistics and mobility routine.

In a special presentation thereafter, of the bus by the leadership of the Ewoma Isoko Association in DESOPADEC to their Grand Patron, Odio Bashorun Askia Ogieh, who is also the Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC and

JOBS ARE EXECUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PRODUCTION QUANTUM .... NANI.

The Executive Director, Finance and Administration, EDFA, on the Board of DESOPADEC, Chief John Obukowho Nani, has said that the financial allocation for jobs executed by the Commission was based on the production quantum of each ethnic nationality.

He made this assertion in an interview on DESOPADEC WEEKLY TV programme, emphasizing that while the Itsekiri ethnic nationality offers 29% of oil production quantum in the State, the Ijaw ethnic nationality produces 27%, the Urhobo ethnic nationality produces

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: DESOPADEC TAKES BOLD PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Sequel to the approval of the Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Hon. Askia Ogieh, for the decontamination and fumigation of the Commission’s offices before resumption of duties, for the safety of staff from the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: Idjerhe Kingdom gets food items from Nani

EXECUTIVE Director, Finance and Administration (EDFA) of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Olorogun (Barr) John Nani has donated food items to the people of Idjerhe kingdom in Ethiope West Local Government Area of the State, as part of efforts to cushion the effect of the 14-day lockdown on them.

This is just as he and other officials, including the Ethiope West Council Chairman, Hon. Solomon Golley, paid a

Bashorun Askia Foundation Presents Food Items To Keke, Okada Riders, Non-indigenes.

The Bashorun Askia Foundation has joined the league of philanthropic organisations that have showered love and care on the needy in the society in this period of Covid 19 lockdown.

Bashorun Askia Ogieh, the chairman of the Foundation and MD/CEO DESOPADEC, Thursday 23rd April, 2020, presented sundry food items to the Delta State Commercial Motorcycle (Okada) & Tricycle (Keke) Operators Association as well as Non-Indigenes in Isoko South and North LGAs to help cushion the

COVID-19: ASKIA DONATES ITEMS TO ISOKO NATION

MANAGING Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, (FCNA, CrFA) has donated cash, food and sanitary items to the Isoko nation, in a bid to cushion the effect of the 14-day lockdown order, by the state government.

The DESOPADEC boss, while presenting the items to the President General of Isoko Development Union (IDU) High Chief Iduh Amadhe and some

COVID 19 KILLING: MAYUKU, GRIFTSON OTHERS PAY CONDOLENCE VISIT TO SLAIN VICTIM FAMILY

The duo of Hon. Barr. Daniel Mayuku, Executive Director, Projects and Hon. Griftson Omatsuli, Commissioner representing the Itsekiri nationality, both in Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) have paid a condolence visit to the family of late Joseph Pessu, who was killed recently in Warri, Delta state.

While speaking at the visit, Hon. Mayuku described the

DESOPADEC CHAIRMAN GIVES REPRIEVE TO SAPELE RESIDENTS

As part of measures to reduce the economic hardship on the citizens, due to the lockdown order by the Delta State Government, the Chairman of the Board of DESOPADEC, Hon. Michael Diden, has dolled out cash gifts, bags of rice and instant noodles to Sapele residents.

The lockdown taking effect from Wednesday April 1, 2020, will run for

DESOPADEC EMERGES "STATE AGENCY OF THE YEAR"

The annual Independent Newspapers Awards event has taken place at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Saturday, 7th March 2020.

The grand and colourful 

COVID-19: DESOPADEC Subjects Staff, Visitors To Health Check

Staff of DESOPADEC and visitors alike, have continued to take advantage of the installed infra-red thermometers, automated soap sanitizing machines as well as hygiene enabling accessories put in place at the commission's headquarters to checkmate the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in the state.

They were asked to observe all the safety procedures involved in the installations of the items before entry into the premises of the commission.

Staff and visitors were seen, Wednesday, submitting

ASKIA OGIEH SENDS VIDEO MESSAGE TO PEOPLE OF DESOPADEC MANDATE AREAS

DESOPADEC MD/CEO Bashorun Askia Ogieh delivers a speech in Pidgin English on how to protect ourselves against the Corona Virus Pandemic. Click on read more to watch.

GOV. OKOWA COMMISSIONS DESOPADEC LANDMARK PROJECTS IN ISOKO NATION.

The Executive Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has commissioned some landmark projects executed by the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), in

Isoko ethnic nationality area.


The Governor who was visibly elated at the top of the

DESOPADEC EMPOWERS WOMEN OF OIL BEARING COMMUNITIES OF DELTA STATE

In response to the promise earlier made, the Management of DESOPADEC, today, at the PTI Conference Centre in Warri, fulfilled the pledge of giving succor to women of oil bearing communities, in the state, by doling out cheques, valued at 

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