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Delta state is one of the 36 states in Nigeria and, in accordance with the Governmental Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is administered as a sub-national territory through a tripod system of government consisting of the Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary. The Governor, being the head of the executive and members of the legislature are popularly elected on a four-year basis with a renewable mandate of another consecutive four years as stipulated by the constitution.

 

The Executive

Delta state is currently governed by the Administration of Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, who was elected and sworn in as governor in 2007.Assisted by the state Executive council i.e the Deputy Governor and Honorable Commissioners, Dr. Uduagha competently tackles the challenges of governance.

 

The Legislative

The power and responsibility to make, amend and repeal laws in Delta state lies with the State House of Assembly. The present speaker is Hon. Victor Onyekachi Ochei, while Hon. Bassey Ganagana is his deputy.

 

The Judiciary

The main services that the judiciary renders are the interpretation of the laws of the land and the dispensation of justice. It is divided into the High court of justice, headed by Hon. Justice Roseline Bozimo, and the Customary Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Stella Oghenekume Nkiruka Ogene.


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