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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MIXED REACTIONS TRAILS OWA-EKEI ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Residents of Owa-Ekei road have commended and called for a speedy completion of the project by the contractor/construction company China Civil Construction (CCC), handling the road project. They made this call while speaking with Ika Weekly Newspaper reporters who recently, carried out a survey on the work so far. A large number of the residents commended the contractors for the standard work on the road, especially as it withstood the periods of daily downpour without damages, unlike other roads. Some others noted that the delay in completing the project is…

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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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NULGE, IKA NORTH EAST HOLDS ONE DAY PRAYER SESSION

Members of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) led by Comrade Corliss Azikiwe recently held a one day prayer session to pray against forces of darkness delaying the payment of their salaries. The theme of the prayer which took place at the Local Government Council at Owa-Oyibu was, “God Will Hear our Cry”. Speaking on the theme, the guest preacher, Rev. Clement Njoegbu of Church of God Mission (CGM), Bishopric along Morka Street, Boji-Boji Owa took his sermon from the book of Exodus 2: 23-25, and charged the…

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APC TO WIN NEXT COUNCIL ELECTION IN IKA NORTH EAST -Ngwokor

An All Progressives Congress, APC, aspirant in the forthcoming Council Chairmanship election in Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State, Engr. Ngwokor Teddy Jackson, has said that APC will win the election. Engr. Ngwokor stated this during an exclusive interview with an Ika Weekly Newspaper reporter. The Umunede born Petroleum and Gas Engineer said that he is in the race not to amass wealth but, to better the lives of the people of Ika North East. According to him, “I am in the Chairmanship race in Ika North East…

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UNPAID SALARIES: A BITTER PILL FOR LG WORKERS TO SWALLOW

With the resumption of schools for the 2017/2018 academic session and the yuletide season fast approaching one wonders how workers that are being owed several months backlog of salaries can cope with taking care of themselves, and their children’s education requirements, such as the payment of school fees and the provision of text books and writing materials for them in order to enhance the effective teaching and learning of the pupils and students, knowing that today’s readers are tomorrow’s leaders; which also point to the fact that the youths of…

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DR. OKOWA IS TO THE PEOPLE WHAT THE PEOPLE ARE TO OKOWA

BY EGWU NWACHUKWU The quintessential example of leadership hovers very much around populist; the zeal and the will to meet the people, original owners of the power being wielded, at the very point of their needs. Populism holds the prospect of readdressing the wrongs of the influential elite who exploit the rights and powers of the ordinary people and supporting the struggle to overcome this. This was the philosophical orientation of Awolowo who bestrode Western Nigeria Politics post-independence as a celebrated colossus. His Excellency Dr. Ifeanyichukwu Okowa is indeed to…

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AZUKA AND IFY FOUNDATION DONATES TO WOMEN AT OWA-ALERO

Pregnant women, and patients of Owa-Oyibu General Hospital, Owa-Oyibu were treated to a nice time by members of Azuka and Ify Foundation as they donated various gift items to the women on a visit that has been referred to as the first of its kind in Ika North East Local Government Area. Azuka and Ify Foundation, a Foundation and an N.G.O that offers humanitarian services by helping the society in different ways, such as empowering the youths, improving farming through helping farmers, improving health care system, and ensuring that kids…

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THE UMUNEDE MORNING MARKET NEEDS IMMEDIATE ATTENTION

According to Bill Newman, “You need to be sensitive to the needs and feelings of your people or organization. You need to support them, help them and be concerned for their well being. The true leader will subordinate his or her needs to those of others.” It was a beehive of activities for both the traders and the large turn-out of customers who came to patronize them at the popular Umunede Morning Market located strategically along the new Benin/Asaba Expressway in Umunede. The market as the name implies is a…

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ONU IKA NIGERIA SET TO HOLD ANNUAL OGWA IKA

The collective leadership and members of Onu Ika Nigeria is set to hold 2017 Ika Ethnic Gathering: Ogwa Ika and 15th Ika Ka Ma Annual lecture series and the presentation of Ika Dictionary come Saturday 19th August 2017. The event is slated to hold at the Odogun Palace Hall, Owa Royal Palace, Owa-Oyibu, Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State by 10 am prompt. Dignitaries expected at the event are: His Excellency, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State as the Special Guest of Honour, His Royal Majesty,…

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