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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DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES NEW DSIEC BOARD

The Delta State Government under the leadership of Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated a new Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) Board. The newly inaugurated board is headed by Chief Mike Ogbodu; along with him are Mr. Fredrick Oduje Ulakpa, Friday Edmund Seimode, James Eruorhevwameme Umukoro, Gregory Chukwuma Edeme, Light Oritseweyinmi Diden and Mrs. Yvonne Oruevo Wagbatsoma as members after coming out successful at a tensed screening session by the members of the Delta State House of Assembly led by the speaker, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori. At the Inaugural…

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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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MAMMOTH CROWD AS BRIDGE BUILDERS HOLD PRAYER SESSION

No fewer than one thousand persons converged at Pace Hotel Agbor on Monday 18th September 2017, for a prayer session for the governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi .A. Okowa, his executives and other political office holders in Ika land, organized by The Bridge Builders, under the auspices of the Peoples Democratic Party (P.D.P) Ika South Local Government Area, Agbor. The mammoth crowd comprising men, women, youths, clergy men, physically challenged, and all lovers of Okowa was filled with, worship, praises, dancing, prayers, testimonies and thanksgiving to God for…

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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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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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MYSTERIOUS FIRE GUTS A PETTY TRADER ’S HOUSE

A mysterious fire whose source was untraceable has left a petty trader Mrs. Ade Abigail desolate and helpless. The incident which took place at her residence at Carter Street by Emordi Street at about 2pm on Tuesday 19th September 2017 with no trace to the source destroyed properties worth Thousands of Naira. Narrating her ordeal, Mrs. Ade said, “I was in the market when I got a call that my house was on fire, I can’t explain, I don’t know what happened and I am short of words. Nothing was…

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BEDC AIMS AT 24 HOURS UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY

In a chat with newsmen recently, Mr. Curtis Nwadei the Business Manager of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) Agbor Business Unit, by Uromi Junction, disclosed that the company is aiming at 24 hours uninterrupted power supply in Agbor and its environs. This he noted can be achieved when customers pay. The statement is coming in the wake of recent observations by residents within Boji-Boji, Metropolis and environs, on the constant and stable power supply in recent times. Confirming the observations of BEDC customers the Business Manager, stated that power…

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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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