IKA SOUTH PDP INAUGURATES CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ika South Chapter under the leadership of Hon. Collins Bello has in a bid to have a total coverage of the local government ahead of the Council election fixed for January 6, 2017 inaugurated campaign committee groups. The various committee groups inaugurated on Thursday November 9, 2017 are to be chaired by an academic and community leader from Agbor kingdom, Chief Dr. Emmanuel U. Tibi. Other committee groups and their heads include, Committee on Finance, Hon. Barr. Chiedu Ebie: Monitoring Committee, Amb. Paul Alika; Planning…

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CHUKY DANDY INSPECTS ELECTRICAL WORK AT INEC OFFICE

The Delta State House of Assembly member representing Ika South Constituency, Hon. Festus Okoh popularly known as Chuky Dandy recently paid an unscheduled visit to the office of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ika South Local Government Area. During the visit, the honourable member inspected the offices particularly the re-connection of electrical wires within the premises which was reportedly vandalized by hoodlums that burgled the office some few months ago. It was gathered that Chuky Dandy in his concern to ensure that his constituents are not disenfranchised as a…

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DR. CAIRO OJOUGBOH, A PATHOLOGICAL LIAR – Jude Onya

Mr. Jude Onya is a Project Management expert, an administrator turned technocrat on political matters born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Onya in Ekuku-Agbor community of Agbor kingdom, head-quarters of Ika South Local government area of Delta State. Armed with his flamboyant resume, from the political point, Mr. Onya was the former Special Assistant on Political Matters to former Governor of Delta State, Chief Dr. James Onanefe Ibori in 2002-2004. From 2004 to 2007, he was the State Youth Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while from…

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OGADI PRESENTS EBONKA AS CHAIRMANSHIP CANDIDATE

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ika North East, Chief Godwin Ogadi has presented Barr. Victor Ebonka to the state party returning officer, Mr. Raymond Edijala as the party candidate elect to contest for the chairmanship position in the forthcoming local government elections in the state. The erudite legal luminary and Peoples Democratic Party stalwart emerged unopposed at the party primary election held at True Word Events Centre, Boji-Boji, Owa, on Friday October 27, 2017. In his remarks, Chief Ogadi congratulated Ebonka and thanked the party wards leaders and delegates…

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CAMPAIGN FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE: OJOUGBOH’S VITUPERATION

CAMPAIGN FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE: DR. CAIRO OJOUGBOH’S RECENT SPONSORED VITUPERATIONS A CALL FOR EXTRANEOUS MERCENARY FORCES TO LEAVE DELTA STATE ALONE We are constrained to issue this statement in the light of recent developments that threaten to derail the peace and political stability we have enjoyed in Delta State for quite some time now. While we do not hold brief for the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration as there are more competent people paid to do that, we do believe that as important stakeholders in the State, we cannot stand by…

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WHY DELTANS MUST GET THE LG POLLS RIGHT

The sleepy political landscape of Delta State has very recently become a beehive of activity. This development, however, should not be a surprise to many as the Delta State Government announced to Deltans its readiness to conduct the local council poll in the state come January 2018. In the light of the above, the political class knows that as in war, that “whoever arrives first and take a position is at ease while he that arrives late labours” This is evident in their early preparation coupled with the fact that…

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I AM NOT A POLITICIAN SAYS BARRISTER FELIX MORKA

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Barrister Felix Morka, has at a recent function at the party secretariat along Mariere Street Agbor, stated that he is not a politician. The amiable barrister made the comment because of the attitude of most of our contemporary politicians, which he claimed is not in his character. In his word, “I am not a politician, but I am a citizen of Nigeria, I may be a political activist, I may be a democracy campaigner; all that I am, but I do not…

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HON. FRED OFUME BOWS OUT OF OFFICE AMIDST TEARS

It was all gloomy at Ika South Council Secretariat on Thursday 26th October 2017 as Hon. Fred Ofume bowed out of office as the Council Chairman, handing over to the Head of Personnel Management (HPM) of Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State; Mr. Gideon Okonkwo, who will be in charge till a new executive will emerge in January 2018. Hon. Ofume who assumed office on the 27th of October 2014 handed over to the HPM of the council on Thursday, as his tenure as the council boss officially expired…

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QUEEN EZEAGWU THUMBS UP FOR SEBASTINE OKOH

Queen Anthonia Ezeagwu, the Isor of Umunede Kingdom, and Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Women Development, has on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 thumps up to Mr. Sebastine Okoh, the Executive Assistant to the State Governor on Event Management for redeeming the 1.4million naira pledge he made to the graduands of the rural dwellers empowerment programme powered by her office on graduation recently. Queen Ezeagwu in her goodwill message expressed joy and thanks to Okoh for his goodness which she said speaks volume. According to her, “I am proud…

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DELTA STATE GOVT APPROVES FUNDS FOR LG COUNCIL ELECTION

Delta State Government said it has approved the release of fund to the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) for 2018 council elections. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah made the disclosure today during a post Exco briefing at Government House, Asaba. Mr. Ukah who was accompanied on the briefing by his Housing Counterpart, Architect Joseph Ogeh, stated that the approved amount was within the proposal sent by Delta State Independent Electoral Committee (DSIEC) to the governor, noting however that specific details would be made available by the…

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