Coronavirus Updates

The novel coronavirus has continued unabated. Each day comes with new cases. This morning coronavirus updates according to worldometers. A total of 276, 468 cases globally. A total of 911 reported new cases globally. A total of 11,417 deaths recorded globally. A total of 37 new deaths A total of 91954 number recovered A total of 173097 active cases. A total of 7911 serious critical. A total of 390 new cases recorded in USA A total of 19 new deaths. Nigeria currently has 12 recorded cases of coronavirus. Government have…

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus: The Global Pandemic The world is shaken by the novel coronavirus which WHO has declared a global pandemic. Government at all level in Nigeria has started placing restriction on social gathering as measure to curtail possible outbreak in the country beyond control. Nigerians have started entertaining fears of of being infected with the virus even as the number of infected persons has increased to 12. Today some states have taken bold steps by announcing restrictions on social gathering. Among such state include Rivers State which the governor has directed…

CHAIRMEN’S LEAGUE, IKONO CONDOLES WITH BARR DAVID UDOH ON BROTHER’S DEMISE

CHAIRMEN’S LEAGUE, IKONO CONDOLES WITH BARR DAVID UDOH ON BROTHER’S DEMISE By Mberekkeobong Essien Executive Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon. Itoro Columba last Friday led his colleagues under the aegis of ‘Forum Of Former Chairmen’ Ikono chapter, to commiserate with one of their own, Barr. David Udoh over the loss of his elder brother, ASP Henry Michael Udo who died recently while in active service. The condolence visit, held at the family compound, Oduk, in Ikono Local Government Area, had in attendance past Chairmen of Ikono Local Government.…

AFAHA EDIENE COMMUNITY LAUDS IKONO COUNCIL BOSS ON STELLAR PERFORMANCE

…Applauds Him For 500KVA Transformer Donation By Mberekkeobong Essien The people of Afaha Ediene community in Ikono Local Government Area, have commended the Executive Chairman of Ikono, Hon. Itoro Columba, for recently donating a 500KVA transformer to the community and for providing other basic amenities of life to alleviate their sufferings. The Village Chairman of Afaha Ediene Community, Chief Udo Uwene Ekanem made the commendation last Friday when stakeholders of the village led by their Village Head, Chief Uwem Akpan Umoren, paid a thank you visit to the council boss…

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS EXTOLS DEPARTED HEROES ON SERVICE TO NATION BUILDING

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS EXTOLS DEPARTED HEROES ON SERVICE TO NATION BUILDING …As Ikono Holds 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Thanksgiving By Mberekkeobong Essien The Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon. Itoro Columba, has lauded the gallantry and patrotic sacrifice of Ikono citizens who served the country and paid the ultimate price in the course of protecting and defending the territorial integrity of Nigeria during the 2nd world war and civil war. Mr Columba made the commendation on Sunday at the solemn occasion of Armed Forces Remembrance Day Thanksgiving Service celebration…

Discovering Potentials.

Every human is born with potentials that will enable him/her to fulfil life purpose. Some individuals are blessed with more than one potentials, therefore, it will be an act of ingratitude for one to think that he/she is less blessed. Then, what is potential, it is those abilities that is imbedded in an individual to be able to perform certain task. Some potentials that individual has may be inert which must be identified and activated for it to be functional. Having known that we are blessed with diverse potentials, it…

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…