Change Begins with Choice
This year will be recorded as another defining moment in the history of Ikono local government Area .After so many years of failed policies and failed politics, after so many year of unfulfilled promises to a generation, After so many years uncaring, uncommitted, unfocused and a dived- and- rule leadership. A leadership meant to dived and impoverish a generation. A leadership fashioned and programmed to keep us down and poor, a leadership that pitches brothers against brothers, a leadership that endangers a particular generation, so as to rule over us as long as their selfish ambition allows
Today is the moment that we must answer the call of History. Martin Luther king said something similar .we have come as a people that have been used, betrayed, lied to and dumped by generations that precedes us, Today we have all come home to cash a cheque, A promissory note handed to us by virtue of the fact that we where all born as indigenes of this great historical land of Ikono. When we were born we were all celebrated and welcomed to a land that promised us equal rights and opportunity to aspire and become what ever we want to be in life.
This year will surely be recorded by history as the year in which the youths of Ikono origin from all walks of live, at home and in Diaspora, came together to ask this bold questions. WHO ARE WE, AS A PEOPLE? WHERE DID WE REALLY COME FROM? WHY ARE WE STILL HERE? WHERE ARE WE GOING FROM HERE? WHAT WILL OUR FUTURE AND THAT OF OUR OWN CHILDERN LOOK LIKE?
Throughout every transformation of Ikono local Government Area-from agriculture to industry, traditional to political, local to National, peace to war and back again, there has been only one constant: the advancement of individual opportunity, opened only to...