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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EWURU COMMUNITY DISTRIBUTES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

The 2017 edition of Ewuru Community distribution of educational material incentives has kicked off. The distribution started with the phase 1 of the exercise held on Wednesday, recently at Uweifo Primary School, Ewuru, Ika South LGA, Agbor where not less than 400 pupils of the school received free notebooks and other writing materials. The exercise was conducted by the usual person, a retired senior police officer from the community, Mr. Benjamin Ogwu on behalf of other illustrious sons of the community who had overtime championed the initiative. The elated pupils…

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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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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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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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COUNCILORSHIP ASPIRANT ONYEKA ONYIBE LISTS PRIORITIES

A councilorship aspirant for the upcoming local government election under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in ward 1 constituency of Ika South Local government area, Onyeka Onyibe, has promised to give effective representation if elected to represent the ward at the legislative arm of the local government council. Onyibe popularly known as Bob made the promise while listing his priorities of his intentions to serve the peoples mandate as councilor during the Ward general meeting held last week. He said he is on a mission to actualize developmental…

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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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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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AGBOR OPINION LEAGUE MEETS WITH IKA SOUTH EXECUTIVE

Sequel to the controversy which brewed bitter quarrel amongst the executive and legislative arms of Ika South Local Government Council over the Memorandum of Understanding for the purposed shopping mall and Ultra modern Market worth N 1.2 billion in the area which was signed between the council executive and an Abuja based firm, Alpha Beta Facility Management Technology Limited, a non-political socio-cultural group of Agbor Kingdom known as Agbor Opinion League has met with the council to resolve the crisis. The meeting was held on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at…

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ACQUISITION OF N17M CARS BY COUNCIL CHAIRMEN- MISPLACEMENT OF PRIORITY

There has been public outcry over the alleged acquisition of 17 million naira exotic cars by the 25 local council chairmen in Delta State. This uproar gained more fuel when the chairman of Oshimilli South Local Government Council, who doubles as the Vice Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Delta State Chapter, Hon. Barr. Chux Obusom disclosed during an interview with pressmen recently, that the Council Chairmen went into a contract with a car dealer to supply Toyota Camry saloon cars at an estimated cost of 17 million…

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