An illustrious son of Ika land and a
retired custom officer Mr. Frank Gboneme has during a chat with Ika Weekly bare
his mind on developmental issues in Ika nation.
said, if Ika people should come together to discuss issues affecting Ika
nation, the area will develop faster.
lamented the poor state of roads, electricity supply and poverty in Ika land.
“In this information age, we must relate with ourselves in a way that engenders
must get our politicians together to speak with one voice, because a house
divided against itself cannot stand. If the politicians and other well- meaning
citizens can come together and work as one, Ika nation will move forward. We
can by this singular act, get better representatives that will eventually
produce a governor for the state. Rather than being disunited, let us seek
peace and progress of Ika land,” he said.
that the future belongs to the youths, he advised the youths to be more
involved by hold leaders accountable not in a violent manner, but in a peaceful
and civilized way.
He therefore advised the political
class to accept the principle of change as a reality of life.
Gboneme speaking further used the opportunity to congratulate Ika Weekly
newspaper, revealing that he was among those who did not believe Ika Weekly
newspaper will come this far.
first time, I set my eyes on Ika Weekly newspaper I concluded that the tabloid
will not go far because of the level of literacy amongs our people. Today I am
happy the paper is making progress having clocked move than six years on the
God grant Mr. Steve Ekiri-Mekiriuwa Ashien long life to keep bridging the
information gap in our dear nation.” He further urged Ika people to support the
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