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PDP chieftain, others get chieftaincy titles

UGHELLI — The National Treasurer of the PDP, Chief Williams Makinda and Chief Gabriel Ofotukun, the former secretary of Urhobo Progress Union, were amon-gst 30 Oghara sons confer-red with chieftaincy titles by HRH Oreki II JP, the Ovie of Oghara Kingdom, weekend.

Conferring the Chieftai-ncy title on the 30 deserving indigenes of the Kingdom, the monarch charged traditional chieftaincy title  holders across the country to live above board  and be good ambassadors of their respective kingdoms.

According to him, as traditional chieftaincy title holders, they are being looked up to as leaders and custodians of the people’s customs and traditions.

He urged them to compliment the effort of traditional rulers in the sustenance of peace and security in their kingdoms.

Fielding questions from newsmen after the conferment, Makinde who is the “Uvo” of Oghara kingdom, promised to used his contact at the national level to attract development to the kingdom and also ensured that Oghara was given its pride of place in the state and at the national level.

On his part, Chief Gabriel Ofotukun promised to bring his wealth of experienced to bear in the administration of the kingdom to ensure that all round development was witnessed in Oghara.

Chief Ofotukun urged the people to use their political connections to influence development to the area.
Ofotukun, who was conferred with the title of the “Urukpe”of Oghara kingdom, said he would work with like minds to bring electricity to the kingdom.

Another recipient Chief Matthew Edigbe Sunday said that he saw the conferment as a clarion call to serve his people in another capacity and promised to put his best to take Oghara to the next level.


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