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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NORMALCY RETURNS TO SCHOOLS AFTER FALSE ALARM

Following the false alarm which caused pandemonium in Ika land, last week Wednesday 11th October 2017, Ika Weekly Newspaper reporters visited several schools in Agbor during the week to examine the extent of the effect of the false alarm on school activities. Excerpts from various schools visited below: Mrs. Rita Nnani, the head teacher of Success Kid School said that the rumour did not have many effects on school activities, because they have become aware that the false alarm was a mere rumour. Mrs. Nnani, however, said that due to…

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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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OWA LAUDS IKA NORTH EAST VIGILANTE GROUP

An Owa-Alizomor born retired Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), and Legal Adviser to Vigilante Group in Owa-Alizomor community in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Emmanuel Owa has applauded members of Community Police, known as “Vigilante Group in the local government and used the medium to advise youths to desist from criminal activities. These commendations were made by the retired police officer during the week in an interview with newsmen. Speaking further, Mr. Owa said that he has been very glad the way the vigilante group in…

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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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POLITICAL DUNGEON BY EGWU NWACHUKWU

Majority of those touting themselves as APC chieftains in Delta are rejects and renegades from the People’s Democratic Party. The likes of Hon. Doris Uboh, Victor Ochei, Omo-Agege, Dr. Ojugboh Cairo and a retinue of disenchanted and disappointed opportunists whose over-leaping ambitions cannot find breeding space at the same corridors of governance in the present dispensation under His Excellency (Sen.) Dr. A.I. Okowa. There is a promise that must be hurriedly put across to them, and it should be marked with intense seriousness that APC lost its rudder from inception…

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LG POLL: IKA SOUTH PDP ELECTS CHAIRMANSHIP CANDIDATE

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ika South chapter has elected her chairmanship candidate ahead of the Local government election. The election of the candidate was made through a consensus by the party leaders held at the party secretariat recently. It had a renowned legal Luminary, from Ward 11 in Abavo Kingdom, Barr. Victor Okoh, as the Party Chairmanship candidate with 43 votes out of the total number of 72 votes cast by the leaders, LGA executive and stakeholders from the various wards and local government at large. The voting was held…

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POLICE: PREVENTING KIDNAPPING – D.P.O. AGBOR

In a chat with newsmen recently, C.S.P. Akintunde Oyeniran, the Divisional Police Officer, Agbor Police Divisional Headquarter, disclosed some tips on how to prevent kidnapping in Ika land and how to forestall robbery incidence within the Ember period. According to C.S.P Akintunde Oyeniran, residents of Ika land should take personal security issues serious as relate with the recent kidnapping trend within the area, saying, “I want people to observe these few tips so that they will be able as much as possible to avoid being kidnapped”. He enumerated the tips…

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STOP LEADING DELTA STATE TO RUIN OJOUGBOH TELLS OKOWA

The former National Deputy Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, under the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, has said that the party is leading the state to ruin by running a family government in the state. Dr Cairo Ojougboh stated this in Agbor on Saturday, September 16, 2017 when some leaders of All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State and beyond, came to coax him and his followers who were hitherto loyal to the Senator Sheriff Modu leadership of PDP into joining the APC. According to Dr…

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“I WILL DO MY BEST TO MAKE IKA SOUTH BETTER ”-Barry Eka

Barry Eka is a young, vibrant and visionary politician and one of the many aspirants vying for the soul of Ika South Local Government Council. A Real Estate Valuer by profession and owner of Barry Eka Consultants, a Real Estate firm located in Port-Harcourt, Barry Eka in this Personality of the Week interview, unveils some of his plans for transforming Ika South Local Government area and why he thinks he is the most suitable candidate for the Chairmanship position in Ika South. MAY WE MEET YOU? I am Mr. Barry…

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