Friday, 10 August 2018


In a bid to ensure that news and development in Akwa Ibom State is properly reported, publishers of, ISTRITZ LIMITED on Wednesday 8th August, 2018 unveiled Ikot Ekpene Bureau Office which according the  publishers is to ensure that Ikot Ekpene senatorial district is well 'covered’ and 'reported’ on the website.

Also in attendance was the co-publisher, Comr. Uwana Ukpong, Public Administration, an Activist who is also into Tourism, Hotel Managements and promotion of Akwa Ibom projects.

Destination Akwa Ibom is a newsmagazine with a mission summarized to showcase everything Akwa Ibom; the people, happenings, culture and tourism, hence their slogan 'Akwa Ibom To The World’. The bureau office is part of strategies to reposition the news blog and keep it unique.

The unveiling witnessed the induction of the first set of iReporters, residents of the area who will utilize the advent of new media techniques and the internet to ensure that eyewitness news-reports in their locality are sent out to the world through the website ( when due.

According to the Publisher, Nelson NseAbasi, So far; 3 blogging interns have confirmed intentions to be signed up.

In his words: “We appreciate you all for tuning out to witness the Official Unveiling of Ikot Ekpene Bureau Office. We are here today because that all part of the state are well covered. We want to ensure that our people get the news as it unfolds as well as putting the area on the map. We don’t want to rely on a copy and paste kind of journalism, and having appreciated your efforts in the media over the years; that’s why we are here today”.

According to Uwana Ukpong, has come to stay as we are set to expand our tentacles in reaching out to the untold. The Grand opening of Ikot Ekpene Bureau office is an indication of our commitments to make sure our people are fed with the right information.

“I want to say am happy to be a partner of this great platform. has been around for some time now and we strongly believe that in less than no time; it be one of the Top brands in Akwa Ibom in terms of Journalism and Tourism”. He added.

The office will serve as a hub, call it Raffia City Hub, to create a space where young ones in the area can hone their skills and learn new ones, while exchanging ideas with contemporaries and mentors.
In his closing remark, Wisdom Thompson, who is the CEO of Airclipz Entertainment had this to say: is a very large online magazine and a welcome development that has come to stay in Ikot Ekpene senatorial district. And now that we have gotten it, we will do everything possible to bring accurate information on this platform to our people from the grass root.
We thank everybody that made it here today and we say may the Almighty God grant you journey mercies to your various destinations, Amen.”

The Ikot Ekpene Bureau office was hosted by Airclips Media/Events team led by Wisdom Thompson and Mfonobong Robson also known as Xbeef who is a popular Rapper and a Certified Blogger in the area.

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