The Battle for Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency Seat: Strictly A Three-horse Race

* Victor Udofia & Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo ________________________________ As the contest for Ikono/INI Federal Constituency seat intensifies with strong moves and arguments by three camps, the incumbent member, Engr. Iboro Ekanem, helplessly contend against two strong forces of Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo and Mr. Victor Udofia. The contest, strictly a three-horse race, has been adjudged by political […]

Stay away from Ikono politics, stakeholders warn Commissioner Glory Edet

. Glory Edet, Akwa Ibom Women Affairs Commissioner  __________________________________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY  Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ikono local government area of Akwa Ibom State has warned Mrs Glory Edet, the state’s women affairs commissioner, to stay away from political activities in Ikono. David Akpan Ntuk, the international chairman of the […]

Ikono PDP: Things Fall Apart 

As the next political season draws close to elections, Ikono Local Government Area is becoming more tensed as political appointees seem to draw closer to their subjects with meagre offer to attract their support again. While others claim that PDP will remain relevant and stronger in the upcoming local government election, others believe that the […]

Ikono political leader commends Gov Udom over General Hospital renovation

. Emmanuel Ukpong-udo  _________________________________________________   Political leader of Ikono local government area, Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-udo, has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for his sacrifice in ensuring the upliftment and renovation of Ikono general hospital at Ibiaku Ntok-okpo, the council headquarters. Obong Ukpong-Udo said this at the weekend while interacting with the Ikono people on the need […]

Ikono leader reacts to reports claiming he sponsored blackmail against Commissioner Inyang-Eyen 

. Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo  ____________________________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY Political leader of Ikono local government area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo, on Tuesday said reports claiming that he sponsored blackmail against the state commissioner for works, Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, was totally false. Mr Ukpong-Udo, popularly known as Macaire, said he enjoys a good relationship […]