Itoro Columba warns cattle rearers on abysmal destruction of farm produce in Ikono

Itoro Columba warns cattle rearers on abysmal destruction of farm produce in Ikono ….as Ikono women protest against invasion by herdsmen As part of palliative measures toward securing our farmlands against destruction and protecting of lives and properties from further havoc in the cradle city, Ikono council helmsman, Akparawa Itoro Columba, today issued strict warning to all cattle herders situating in Nung Ukim Ikot Etefia, to desist from causing mayhem against the farmers of Ntippe Ibibio and their farm produce. The locals have been protesting against the invasion of their…

Mrs Ekaette Columba attends seventh college combined convocation for graduands

Mrs Ekaette Columba attends seventh college combined convocation for graduands ….felicitates with Comr Mike Joe, ors The wife of the chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Mrs Ekaette Columba, was among the dignitaries who joined Akwa Ibom State Governor, His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, today at the 7th convocation ceremony of Akwa Ibom State College Of Education, Afaha Nsit in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area. The ceremony which held at the college sports ground, marked another batch of Awards’ conferment on indigent A’Ibom sons and daughters whose meaningful contributions to…

Itoro Columba charges Public Primary Schools’ Head Teachers on diligence

Itoro Columba charges Public Primary Schools’ Head Teachers on diligence ….as Ikono sets school management committee The chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Mr Itoro Columba, today played host to Association of Primary Schools’ Head Teachers of Nigeria, known as APSHON Ikono Chapter, inline with Akwa Ibom State Universal Basic Education Board Policy to introduce School-Based Management Committee across all the public schools in Ikono. School-based management committee serves as a bridge between Schools and communities they serve. The committee is to take part in school development, planning and decision-making…

Akparawa Itoro Columba Emerges Winner of Dakkada Ibom Media Award

Akparawa Itoro Columba Emerges Winner of Dakkada Ibom Media Award ….Bags Best Media Friendly LG Chairman in A’Ibom By Mberekkeobong Essien The Helmsman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon. Itoro Columba has emerged winner in the just concluded Ibom Media Award online contest. The thoroughbred media entrepreneur and highly celebrated talkshow host who holds sway his first address professionally for more than a decade, was declared winner today by organizers of the Award competition. Hon. Columba overwhelmingly scored a total of 325 votes in a landslide victory against his Nsit…

Breaking News: SECURITY, PEACE AND ECONOMIC SUMMIT WINDS DOWN IN IKONO

SECURITY, PEACE AND ECONOMIC SUMMIT WINDS DOWN IN IKONO ….as Itoro Columba presents certificates of participation By Mberekkeobong Essien In a classic style to bring the much-needed seminar to an end today, enthusiasm of the beneficiaries never waned, as community leaders from all the One Hundred and Forty Nine villages in Ikono, turned out enmasse to receive their Certificates of Participation. The seminar which held on the theme, “Peace and Economic Development”, began on Thursday, 20th June, spanned through Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 with constellation of Ikono Traditional Rulers Council…

CHINESE BAMBOO TREE SUCCESS LESSON.

Chinese Bamboo Trees

CHINESE BAMBOO TREE SUCCESS LESSON. The bamboo tree success lesson is a classic representation of what is expected from anyone desirous of becoming successful in life. The story of the Chinese bamboo tree depicts patience and persistent actions put to work in many spheres of human endeavour.  Success means achieving a result in whatever one is doing. Success is relative. One can be successful in business but not in family life or relationship. It is also possible to achieve reasonable success in all aspect of life if one is open…

IKONO CHAIR PAYS LAST RESPECT TO LATE MRS BENEDETTE

IKONO CHAIR PAYS LAST RESPECT TO LATE MRS BENEDETTE It was a celebration of life well-lived, during the interment unto eternal glory of a beloved one; the Executive Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Mr Itoro Columba, joined other sympathizers to bid farewell to an illustrious daughter of Ikono, Late Mrs Benedette Joseph Akpan. The burial obsequies which held at St Mary’s Secondary Commercial School, Nkwot Ikot Nseyen in Ikono Local Government Area, attracted dignitaries from all walks of life in large numbers, to condole with the bereaved family. Until…

IKONO LG FLOATS SECURITY AND ECONOMIC SUMMIT FOR VILLAGE HEADS

IKONO LG FLOATS SECURITY AND ECONOMIC SUMMIT FOR VILLAGE HEADS ….Itoro Columba charges Youth Presidents on Peace By Mberekkeobong Essien As part of Ikono Local Government Council’s vision towards ensuring existence of peace and security on lives and properties in all the one Hundred and Forty Nine villages, the Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon. Itoro Columba, organised A-2 Day seminar for all Village heads, Youth Presidents, Traditional Rulers Council, and other Community Leaders in Ikono. The security training under the theme, “Peace and Economic Development Summit” began today,…

IKONO WORLDWIDE HOSTS 2019 STUDENT’S WEEK

IKONO WORLDWIDE HOSTS 2019 STUDENT’S WEEK It was celebration galore of some sorts during a-one week demonstration of love and unity for all students from Ikono Local Government Area, as the Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon. Itoro Columba graced the occasion today, held at Aka Ekpeme field. The event which began on Monday, 10th June, is an annual remainder that keeps young minds informed on the need to be one. In a bid to broker peace amongst them, the occasion draws students across different tertiary institutions of high…

IKONO CHAIR CONDOLES WITH OLIVER UDOH’S FAMILY

IKONO CHAIR CONDOLES WITH OLIVER UDOH’S FAMILY It was a solemn moment with grief in the hearts of sympathizers witnessing the departure unto eternal glory of a party chieftain, when the Executive Chairman of Ikono, Akparawa Itoro Columba, led members of his cabinet and legislature, to sympathise with the family of Late Hon. Oliver Nyong Udoh. The condolence visit which held today at his residence, Atan Ikot Abia Idem in Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area, witnessed political stalwarts and friends who turned out in numbers, to bid farewell to an…