Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has proceeded on a two-week vacation and his deputy, Mr. Kingsley Otuaro, will act as governor during the duration of Okowa’s short vacation.
Okowa communicated this in a letter he sent to the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Monday Igbuya, yesterday.
In the letter, the governor intimated the state lawmakers of his intention to proceed on vacation from July 5 to July 20, 2016.
The terse letter said: “I send warm greetings to the Right Honourable Speaker and write to intimate the Honourable House that I would be proceeding on vacation from July 5-20, 2016.
“In accordance with Section 190 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, His Excellency, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, the Deputy Governor of Delta State, shall perform the duties of my office as Acting Governor during the period of my absence on leave.
“I will greatly appreciate if the foregoing is placed before the Honourable House for information.”