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 learning in Nigeria and beyond for the purpose of equity.
Under the watch of Ikono Students’ Worldwide President, Comrade Ndifreke Asuquo Effiong, the week equally marks another stride to strengthen the bond, revive students’ welfare and encourage talents’ development and participation.
Presenting the trophy to winner during the grand finale, the council boss described the event as unique and encouraged University students to live up to expectations.
The final football competition was between Akwa Ibom State Polythenic encountering Akanu Ibiam Polythenic, Uwana in Ebonyi State, with a 4-2 victory through penalty shootout in favour of Akwa Ibom State Polythenic, Ikot Osudua in Ekpene Local Government Area.
Other highlights during the one week NAIS celebration were Presentation of trophy to winners, Visit to orphanage homes, Courtesy call to Paramount Ruler of Ikono for Royal blessings, Visit to Ikono General Hospital, Donations of deliverables to patients, Site view to College of Science and Technology, Inter-chapel match, Seminar Presentation, Launching of NAIS World Wide constitution and Calendar.
The programme continues this evening at OwoBros Tourist and Resort along Aka Ekpeme, which promises to be interesting with beauty pageantry and Award Night to round it off.
TO GOD BE GLORY!