The people of Ikono LGA are in high spirit as they roll out the drums to receive The first lady of Akwa Ibom State, Her Excellency, Dr. Martha Udom Emmanuel as she pays another momentous visit to the Local Government today Wednesday, 11th December 2019.

The First Lady had on previous occasions visited to commission some life touching projects executed by the Itoro Columba Administration and had repeatedly lauded the Ikono first family for their commitment to people- oriented leadership.

Highlights of the epoch-making event which is billed for Iton Odoro and the Council Headquarters Grounds, Ibiaku Ntok Okpo by 10am include the Graduation/Kitting ceremony of Martha’s Skilled Ambassadors, a group of about 500 youths trained in 22 vocational skills, inauguration of the council Legislative Complex constructed and furnished by the Itoro Columba administration, inauguration of a home built for an indigent widow at Iton Odoro by the wife of the Executive Chairman, Mrs Ekaette Columba, presentation of a new bus to NULGE, Launch of an advocacy campaign against rape and Gender-based violence and presentation of educational materials to select public school students.

The Executive Chairman of Ikono, Hon. Itoro Columba and wife heartily welcome the First Lady of Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Martha Udom Emmanuel to Ikono LGA and cordially invite all illustrious sons and daughters of Ikono, friends and well wishers to attend.