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.

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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…

OH, JUST THAT GOLDEN HANDSHAKE WITH ITORO COLUMBA!

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OH, JUST THAT GOLDEN HANDSHAKE WITH ITORO COLUMBA! When the good people of Ntippe Ibibio elected our thoroughbred media entrepreneur and highly celebrated talkshow host, Mr. Itoro Columba as Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, little did they know, that they were bringing forth a political superstar and a focused gentleman who would change political narratives of the area, raise economic fortune of his people, reawaken sounder mental reasoning of a common man in the street and re-define the scientific- culture of governance at the grassroot. By the time his…

MY GOODWILL MESSAGE ON THE 2019 CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATIONS

MY GOODWILL MESSAGE ON THE 2019 CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATIONS On this auspicious 2019 Children’s Day celebrations, on behalf of the good people of Ikono Local Government Area, I join Akwa Ibom State Governor, His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, to felicitate with all A’Ibom Children at home and in diaspora, on this unique Anniversary. Let me take this opportunity to reassure our Children and Youths, that by the mandate of grace freely given to us, my administration is fully committed to fulfilling our promises of rebranding, reviving and rebuilding a better…

IKONO HOLDS CHILDREN’S DAY THANKSGIVING SERVICE

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IKONO HOLDS CHILDREN’S DAY THANKSGIVING SERVICE ….as Itoro Columba extols Nigeria ….charges Parents for children upbringing By: Mberekkeobong Essien As it is customary to identify and adore the true essence of God’s mercies upon our children, as practiced in all Local Government Areas across Nigeria, the Executive Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Akparawa (Hon) Itoro Columba, led members of his cabinet and Legislative Council, in commemoration of the Children’s Day celebrations today. The commomeration event which held at the Living Faith Church, AKA Winners’ Chapel, beside Obo Market, Oduk…

AWARD-WINNING CHAIRMAN DELIVERS TWO 300KVA TRANSFORMERS IN IKONO

AWARD-WINNING CHAIRMAN DELIVERS TWO 300KVA TRANSFORMERS IN IKONO By: Mberekkeobong Essien As what is described by many as transformational leadership experienced in other communities, the advent of Itoro Columba Administration in Ikono Local Government Area has equally brought alot of developmental strides and people-centered projects in the land. The vision aimed at ameliorating the sufferings of his people at the grassroot, by extension making life more meaningful has become pivot in this administration. Today, in pursuance of State Government policy on steady power supply in many communities in the state,…