Delta State was created on August 27, 1991. It is an agricultural and oil producing state in Nigeria.
There are several solid mineral deposits within the state such as industrial clay, silica, lignite, kaolin, tar sand, decorative rocks, limestone e.t.c.
Francis Odega was born in Aniocha North, Delta State, Nigeria.
Francis is a Nigerian comic actor popularly known for a hilarious video clip of him which went viral and spread through the Internet.
Francis obtained a bachelor's degree in Economics after graduating from Ambrose Alli University. Some of his movies are Back From South Africa, House of Gold, Baby Police, How Far?, Romeo Without Juliet, Money For Hand, Osuofia in London, My Last Wedding, Campus Cult.
2. Omawumi Megbele
Omawumi Megbele popularly known as Omawumi was born 13 April 1982 in Delta State to Chief Dr. Frank and Mrs. Aya Megbele.
Omawumi attended Nana Primary School for her primary education, and later proceeded to the College of Education Demonstration Secondary School. She graduated from Ambrose Alli University with a Law degree.
She is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress of Itsekiri ethnicity.
3. Jay Jay Okocha
Augustine Azuka Muhammed Yavuz Okocha popularly known as "Jay Jay" was born 14 August 1973 in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria but hails from Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State.
He is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.
Okocha is a quick, talented, and skillful playmaker, usually played as an attacking midfielder.
4. Bovi Ugboma
Bovi Ugboma was born September 25, 1979 in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria but hails from Delta State.
After he was done with his secondary education, he gained admission in 1998 to Delta State University where he studied Theatre Arts.
He is a Nigerian stand-up comedian, actor, and writer from Delta State, Nigeria. Bovi started his career in April 2007, starring in the sitcom Extended Family.
5. Richard Mofe Damijo
Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo popularly known as RMD was born 6 July 1961 in Aladja, Delta State.
RMD attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club. He then proceeded to the University of Benin to continue his education and studied Theatre Arts.
He is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, and lawyer. After he graduated from the University he took part in a television soap opera in the late 80's called Ripples.
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