Delta State was created from the then Bendel State 27th August 1991 by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. Delta State is named after the delta region of the River Niger. It’s capital is Asaba.
Warri is the biggest commercial city in the state. Other major towns are Agbor, Ughelli, Oleh, Ozoro, Oghara, Sapele, Koko, Burutu, Okpanam and Ogwashi-ukwu. Delta State can be considered a miniature version of Nigeria, with various ethnic groups.
Delta State shares common boundaries with Edo and Ondo States to the north west, Imo and Anambra to the north east, Rivers and Bayelsa States to the south east. In the south west and south it has approximately 122 kilometres of coastline bounded by the Bight of Benin on the Atlantic ocean.
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Ifeanyi OkowaExecutive Governor
Motivation: The big heart Created: 27 August 1991 Capital: Asaba Political Party: PDP
Museums & Parks: Asaba Museum and Nana’s Palace Museum
Other tourist attractions: Asaba Escravos Beach, Koko Port, Landers Brother’s Anchorage, Mungo Park House, Otuogu Beach, Palace of Olu of Warri, Source of Ethiopie river. Agriculture:Palm oil, Cassava, rubber, Timber, Plantain Mineral Resources:Silica Sand and Clay.