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!

Itoro and Joel

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…

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,…

ITORO COLUMBA RECEIVES IKONO ALL-STARS TEAM

ITORO COLUMBA RECEIVES IKONO ALL-STARS TEAM ….charges the team for Unity By Mberekkeobong Essien As the stride to nurture and showcase many talents for future use thickens in the land, members of Akwa Ibom State All-Stars International Football Club, Ikono chapter, paid a courtesy call on the Sports’ friendly Charman of Ikono Local Government Council, Akparawa Itoro Columba, today in his office at the council Secretariat, Ibiaku Ntok Okpo. The football club led by the captain, Mr. Godwin Etim Akpan, also had in attendance the President, Hon. Akpa Atang, management…

IKONO COUNCIL CHAIR FELICITATES WORKERS

Itoro Columba

IKONO COUNCIL CHAIR FELICITATES WORKERS By: Mberekkeobong Essien On this auspicious occasion of workers’ Day celebrations, on behalf of the good people of Ikono Local Government Area, I am humbled to join the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, to felicitate with all workers in Ikono LG and other Local Government Areas in the State, on their special day celebrations. Let me particularly commend you for dedication, loyalty and high-spirit of service delivery as experienced in your different departments at the council. It is on record, that…

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS PLAYS HOST TO MKPAT ENIN COUNTERPART

Ikono and Mkpat Enin

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS PLAYS HOST TO MKPAT ENIN COUNTERPART ….champions a new course for unity By: Mberekkeobong ESSIEN It was a titanic love-visit of some sorts for LG chairmen described as best of friends, when the Chairman of Ikono Local Government council, Hon. Itoro Columba alongside supervisors and Aides, played host to Hon. Ekanem Brown, who led Mkpat Enin LG entourage for the redemption of pledge made during the just concluded novelty football match. The historic visit which was held yesterday in Ikot Obiom, ward eleven at chairman’s Farm-house, Ikono…

IBOM AIR UNVEILED.

Ibom Air Unveiled.   The government of Akwa Ibom State under the leadership of Governor Udom Emmanuel unveiled the first commercial aircraft own by any state government in Nigeria on 20th February, 2019, named Ibom Air.  Two aircraft branded by the name was on ground for the ceremony. In the attendant was the former governor of the state Arch. Obong Victor Attah, nick named Apostle of Resource Control. Fmr Governor Attah was the initiator of the project. Recently, the present government of the state named the Akwa Ibom International Airport…

INEC POSTPONED 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS

INEC POSTPONED 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the postponement of the 2019 General Elections. The election was scheduled to take place on 16th February 2019 for Presidential election and National Assembly while Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly Elections was fixed on 2nd March, 2019. In the early morning of Saturday 2nd 2019, less than 5 hours to the voting time, INEC chairman Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu announced the postponement of the election after meeting with INEC commissioners. It could be recalled that the electoral…