Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Delta Govt approves establishment of 2 waste plants

20 December 2012, 09:42

Asaba - The Delta Government on Wednesday said that it would establish two integrated solid waste management plants in the state.

The state Commissioner for Information, Mr Chike Ogeah, made this known while briefing newsmen at the end of the State Executive Council meeting in Asaba.

Ogeah said that the waste plants, estimated to cost N1.8 billion, would be sited in Asaba and Warri, respectively.

He also said that the council ratified that the state should invest N128 million in the staff and public housing project to be undertaken at Ugbolu, near Asaba, by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The commissioner explained that the state would be entitled to 10 per cent share of the proceeds from the sale of the houses after completion.

In addition, Ogeah said that the council approved a proposal for the government to obtain N10 billion loan for funding "capital projects and other critical obligations".

"The council also approved N75 million for the conduct of first term examination in public primary and post primary schools for the 2012/2013 academic session.

"The government has also approved the sum of N286 million for the payment of enrolment fee for SSIII and VOCIII students in public senior secondary and technical schools in the state.

"The examinations, which will come up in May/June and June/July, 2013, are those of West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) and National Board for Technical Education (NABTEB)," he added.

- NAN

NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
#ScrapTheSenate: Opening the requ...

I utilize this forum to invite all progressive meaning Nigerians to the important debate on whether and when we should scrap the senate. Read more...

Submitted by
Adelaja Akinlolu
No ethical values, no progress

It is a matter of public knowledge that sources from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Federal Ministry of Finance, Offices of the Accountant General and Auditor-General of the Federation Nigeria affirmed that Nigeria made a whopping N41.6 trillion. Read more...

Submitted by
Dominion Ilekhuoba
The wicked man or beast

As birds hop from tree to flowers In search of juicy juices to sulk so does the wicked one to high towers for the goodness of life to mock. Read more...

Submitted by
King Major Bomas
Oscotech on strike

The state has been suffering yearly on matter relating to strike which we all knew. Read more...

Submitted by
Julius Ngbede Philips
My issues with PDP and their rebe...

So the PDP is telling Pres' Buhari to stop making excuses' honestly if I were the PDP of which I never hope to be even if I decide to join politics in future. Read more...

Submitted by
Terna Anshingle
Benue crisis

The terrorist attack suspected to be Fulani's at tse Igbur in Gaambe-Tiev area of logo local government has been described as unfortunate. Read more...