AGBOR (Ika weekly) – The people of Ika nation have been urged to avail themselves of the new opportunities being presented to them by the governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, though the different appointment’s given to Ika sons and daughters and unites for the progress and development of the area.


Giving the advice on Friday at Agbor, during the reception hold to celebrate the swearing-in of the Queen Mother and Ojeba of Agbor Kingdom, Hon. Queen Victoria Ikenchukwu as Commissioner for Women Affairs and Community Development, was Chief (Rear Admiral) Peter Isimoya Elura (Rtd).


Chief Eluma noted with high satisfaction the actions taken so for by the governor, Dr. Uduaghan in seeing that every section of the state was given a sense of whelming. He expressed his appreciation and gratitude to the governor and his deputy, Prof. Amos Utuama (SAN) for giving due recognition to Ika nation in their government. He said the floodgate of appointments which opened with that of Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as Secretary to the State Government has positioned Ika nation for sustainable development. He therefore called on those appoint to put their positions into good use for the benefit of the people.


Rear Admiral Eluma congratulated the Honourable Commissioner Development Hon. Queen Ikenchukwu for her appointment and wished her God’s guidance and direction in her new office. He also congratulated Hon. Chief Lawrence Osiegbu, the Honourable Commissioner for Environment, and called on him to take special note of the erosion menace ravaging Ika land, particularly, Boji-Boji metropolis and Igbodo in Ika North East Local Government Area.


Chief Eluma, who holds the Agbor traditional title of Onye Dein tume said that the only thing needed for Ika nation to more forward is for all come together and work as one unite. He stressed that Ika nation is blessed in both human and national resources, and implored the people to reciprocate God’s favour by being hardworking and having the fear of God. He called on the political class to eschew all forms of bitterness and see themselves as pursing same goal, which is to move Ika nation forward.


Chief Eluma pointed out that the politics of Isolation and Vedanta cannot bring anything good to the area, emphasizing that the people are in dire need of development stressing that development can only materialize when the leader and the led work in one accord.


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