KEEP IKA CLEAN INITIATIVE TO EMBARK ON SANITATION EXERCISE

In line with one of the core focus of the SMART agenda of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa led administration for a cleaner and safer environment, Keep Ika Clean Initiative will on Saturday, September 30, 2017, embark on sanitation exercise. Speaking with IKA WEEKLY NEWSPAPER reporter, Mr. Christian Paul Egiliwe, the founder of the group, stated that the primary aim of the organization is to have dirt free Ika nation. According to him, “leaders are known for setting a pace. Ika land is the home of Governor Okowa and as the number…

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POWER SUPPLY: IKA RESIDENTS BARE THEIR MINDS.

With the uninterrupted power supply from the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), to residents of Boji-Boji Metropolis and environs, in the last few weeks, IKA WEEKLY NEWSPAPER reporter, on Thursday September 21, 2017, went round the metropolis, to get the views of residents about how they feel on the positive development. Here are the responses from some of the respondents that were captured in our survey. In a chat with Ika Weekly Newspaper reporter, Mr. Kelvin Duru, the Director of God is Good Electrical Electronics Agbor, while assessing the positive…

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ROTARIAN FRANCIS EKIH INSTALLED 14TH PRESIDENT ROTARY CLUB BOJI-BOJI URBAN

The Head of Department, Ika South Local Government Council Environmental Sanitation, Rotarian Francis Nduka Ekih, has been installed the 14th president of the Rotary Club of Boji-Boji Urban District 9141. He was sworn-in at an installation and conferment of award ceremony of the Club held over the weekend at Pace Hotel, Agbor. In his address, Rotarian Ekih thanked all the Rotarians for the support and confidence bestowed on him which served in his emergence as the 14th president of the club to serve and move the club to the desired…

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OROGODO RIVER NOW IN A WORSE STATE –Residents

Ika residents, especially those who ply their trade around the so much talked about Orogodo river have decried the present state of the river, describing it as being worse than it was before the supposed dredging or desilting carried out on the Orogodo river by the Ministry of Environment a months ago.

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THE WORLD IS PERISHING FOR LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

Rev. Romanus Dayi is an old time preacher, the senior Pastor and General Overseer, Living Saints Faith Assembly with headquarters in Boji-Boji Owa. In this personality of the week interview he granted Ika Weekly during the week at his residence in Boji-Boji Owa, Rev. Dayi said the knowledge of God is power and key to success. Excerpts: GOOD DAY SIR, MAY WE MEET YOU? I am Rev. Romanus Dayi, the senior Pastor and General Overseer, Living Saints Faith Assembly with headquarters here in Boji-Boji Owa. I was born on June…

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STAY AWAY FROM ELECTRICITY WIRE – BEDC AGBOR BUSINESS MANAGER

With the increasing down pour of the rain this period, the authorities of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), through the Business Manager at the Agbor Business Unit office of the company, by Uromi junction; Mr. Curtis Nwadei, has during a chat with newsmen on Tuesday August 1, 2017, advised BEDC esteem customers and the general public to stay away from electricity wires during this rainy season, in his words, “members of the public should not be staying close to electric wires whenever it rains because of the wind, the…

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OROGODO RIVER: REVIVING ITS LOST GLORY THROUGH PROPER WASTE MANAGEMENT CULTURE

The Orogodo River some decades back used to be a cynosure of natural ambiance and serenity. It served as a recreational getaway for those who wished to take a break from the heat of the scorching sun to cool off in its clear waters. It was also home to a diversity of aquatic life and fishes through which many fishermen in the area made their livelihoods. Flowing across Ika South and Ika North East Local Government Areas, its once clear waters and steady currents resonated a low pitch that could…

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