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Delta State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created August 27, 1991
  • Capital Asaba
  • Governor Ifeanyi Okowa
  • Land Area 17,698 sq km (6,833 sq mi)
  • Population 5,663,400 (2006 census)
  • GDP $16.75 billion

Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa

Ifeanyi Okowa
  • NameIfeanyi Okowa
  • Assumed Office 29 May, 2015
  • Date of Birth08 July, 1959
  • Political partyPeoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Ifeanyi Okowa was born on July 8, 1959 in Ika North-  East Local Government Area of Delta State. He had his early education at the Iroro primary school. Owa-Alero later attended the famous Edo College, Benin City. He graduated with the second best result in the Higher School Certificate Examination in Bendel State in 1976. Thereafter, he proceeded to the University of Ibadan to study Medicine and Surgery, where he graduated in 1981 with MBBS. He is also the first person from Anioma to clinch the governorship position of Delta State. He was re-elected as the governor of Delta State on May 29, 2019