The community youth leaders of Ika
North/South Local Governments of the state in conjunction with National Youth
Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ika South/North in a meeting held over the weekend
lauded the efforts of Ika sons and daughters who in one way or the other have
contributed immensely to the growth and development of Ika land saying that they all merited the awards that will be given to
them on the 6th, April, 2013 at Keziah Hotel, Boji-Boji, Owa.
Speaking with newsmen, Comr. Lucky
Omorogie, Ika South NYCN chairman, said amongst those that will be given the
award are Senator Ifeanyi Okowa. According to him, Okowa has done well among
other past senators by empowering youths, attracting projects to the zone and
sponsoring bills at the National Assembly. He also stated that other persons
like Dame Princess Obaigbena, Magnus
Onyeka, Mike Okoh, Hon. Victor Nwokolo, Benjamin Okwube have also
affected lives positively in their own different ways.
The NYCN chairman thanked, Delta North
Youth Council Chairman, Comr. Okorie Kenneth for his unquenchable zeal in
carrying the youths along and for bringing out a programme that will be used to
honour deserving Ika sons and daughters.
He urged other Ika sons and daughters
both at home and abroad to emulate such good gesture and strive to bring growth
and development to Ika land.
YUL EDOCHIE, QUEEN NWOKONYE TO STORM
AGBOR FOR MOVIE MAKING
That Agbor is becoming a hub for
Nollywood activities is no more news as there is no month that at least two
movies are not shot in Agbor. This time around, in less than seven days time,
popular Nollywood actors and actresses will be in Ika land for the making of
some movies, titled “Wilderness of Love”, “Dance of Love”, War on Politics and
National Deceased,” among others. These movies will be produced by the award
winning producer, Mr. Percy Monday Edoki and
will be directed by Ifeanyi Azodo.
to the producer, Percy Monday Edoki, the movies were earlier proposed to be
shot in Port Harcourt, but having seen that the kind of structures that the
movies require are in Agbor, there was no need going outside Ika land. He added
that arrangements have been made for the following artistes, Yul Edochie,
Chiwetala Agu, Amechi Mouonagor, Camila Mgberkpe, Queen Nwokonye, Ed. Nnasor,
Elvis Obi, Popo, and a host of others to be in Agbor as they will all feature
in the movies.
also used the opportunity to appreciate the following persons for their
contributions in building Nollywood in Agbor, Dr. Victor Ikpon, Hon. Hilary
Fada Ibude, Chief Jude Ogbekile, Deacon Monday Akpokwueze, and Chief Ikenchor
Okwuokenye, the Inneh of Owa.
also used the medium to appeal to all Ika sons and daughters both at home
and in diaspora to always make Ika proud
in all their dealings.
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