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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NGWOKOR VIES FOR IKA N/EAST COUNCIL CHAIRMANSHIP SEAT

Engr. Jackson Teddy Ngwokor, has declared his intention to vie for Ika North East Local Government Council chairmanship seat under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Umunede born businessman cum politician, made his intention known to the public last Saturday, when he met with the APC members in the local government at the party’s Secretariat in Boji-Boji, Owa. According to Ngwokor, “I have come to tell our good people of Ika North East Local Government that I have joined the race for the chairmanship seat in our…

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OKOBAH POWERS OKOWA LEGACY GROUP

A pressure group known as Okowa Legacy Group, with the main aim of highlighting and showcasing the activities and achievements of His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor of Delta State to the country through creating awareness in the print, electronic and social media platform, was inaugurated at Igbodo, Ika North East LGA of Delta State, on Wednesday October 4, 2017, by the Dr.(Mrs.) Isioma Okobah Foundation. Peoples Democratic Party faithful in Ika North East LGA came out in large number for the inauguration ceremony. In a brief remark,…

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OJOUGBOH’S LIES WON’T DISTRACT OKOWA -Charles Aniagwu

Following allegations labeled by Chief Dr. Cairo Ojougboh against the Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa of running the budget not passed by the State House of Assembly, Mr. Charles Aniagwu has said that Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa will not be distracted by Dr. Ojougboh’s lies. Speaking Mr. Aniagwu said they are very much aware that as the 2019 Polls draw near, the likes of Cairo Ojougboh who obviously are intimidated by the modest achievement of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa even in the midst of national recession would resort to outright…

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LG POLLS: IKA SOUTH PDP ASPIRANTS HARMONIZE

Over 70 members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State who indicated interest as aspirants for councillorship and chairmanship positions in the coming Local government election have harmonized. This development which was greeted with joy in the party was held in a peace meeting arranged for the party leaders and the aspirants, by the party’s local government chairman, Hon. Collins Bello, to unite defeated aspirants during the primaries conducted in various wards. The defeated aspirants were encouraged to exercise the spirit of sportsmanship…

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ALLEGATION AGAINST IKA NORTH-EAST PDP LEADERS

Following the allegation labeled against PDP party leaders in Ika North East Local Government Area by the current serving councillor representing Ute Central Ward 9, Hon. Bright Ogbeijie against Chief Godwin Ogadi, Mr. Hillary Igbegulem, Hon. John Aleh, and Hon. George Kuhordu, all parties have refuted the claims of Hon. Bright Ogbeje, saying that they will not join issues with him. According to a report sent to Ika Weekly Newspaper by Hon. Ogbeijie via whatsapp, he said the Chairman of the party; Chief Ogadi ordered thugs and his orderlies to…

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LG POLLS: DSIEC RELEASES ELECTION TIME TABLE

The Delta State Independent Electoral Commission Board headed by Chief Mike Ogbodu, has fixed January 6, 2018 for the local government elections in all 27 council areas of the state. The Board Chairman disclosed this while outlining the comprehensive election time table in Asaba on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Chief Ogbodu said the election would be for the 25 chairmanship positions as well as for the councillorships in each of the wards in the state local government council areas. He gave the complete outline of the time table as follows:…

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PDP LEADERS NOT COMMITTED SHOULD BE SANCTIONED -Obaseki

A community leader in Abavo, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State and the Chairmanship aspirant for the forthcoming Local government election, Prince Innocent Obaseki, popularly known as ‘De mayor’ has called on the Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ika South to watch out for leaders who would not abide by the rules of the party. Prince Obaseki made the call while reacting to some misgivings that were observed during the conduct of the councillorship primary election at various wards of the local government. He frowned…

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