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…

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…

IKONO CELEBRATES PDP VICTORY AT THE POLLS

IKONO CELEBRATES PDP VICTORY AT THE POLLS …. resolves to swim and float with the governor By: Mberekkeobong Essien It was a momentous occasion organized by the movers and shakers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to celebrate the electorate in Ikono LGA for voting the Umbrella Party, in the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections. The party was also to celebrate the PDP for winning all the three Senatorial and ten Federal House of Representatives seats in the state. Speaking at the parley which took place at the…

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…

UDOM EMMANUEL CAMPAIGN TEAM HITS IKONO

Udom in Ikono

UDOM EMMANUEL CAMPAIGN TEAM HITS IKONO …. “we have started the process of transforming Ikono” -Udom By: Mberekkeobong Essien It was a homecoming rally of some sorts for Governor Udom Emmanuel, as his Divine Mandate Campaigns’ Organization train berthed Ikono Local Government Area for the mother of all governorship campaign rallies for the re-election of the state Governor and election of other PDP Candidates in the upcoming 2019 general elections. The rally which had a constellation of youth groups, women groups, political stakeholders, the clergy, the business class and political…

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS EMBARKS ON UNITS’ TOUR FOR UDOM

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS EMBARKS ON UNITS’ TOUR FOR UDOM .…Hosts Mboho Mkparawa Itak Amango .…. Canvasses votes for governor’s re-election bid –   Mberekkeobong Essien   It was an array of joy and warm smiles in ward 9, when one of top socio-political groups had a touch of magnanimity from the Executive Chairman of Ikono yesterday, at Ikot Anwup in Osuk Ediene of Ikono Local Government Area. The apex organization, being one of the outstanding strongholds for governor’s re-election campaign, with declaration of making Osuk Ediene a peaceful place without…