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Ogbe-Ijoh royal father urges peace with Urhobo

By Emma Arubi
WARRI—THE Paramount ruler of Ogbe-Ijoh kingdom, HRH, Pere Oduwor 11,  has charged his people to continue to live in harmony with their Urhobo brothers. He also expressed happiness that the age-long boundary dispute between both ethnic nationalities was resolved during his reign.

The royal father gave the charge at the swearing-in of the new governing council for Ogbe-Ijoh Kingdom at Ogbe-Ijoh town in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, saying that he is happy now that the boundary has been demarcated.

Chairman of the 14-member Ogbe-Ijoh Governing Council, Elder Jolomi Okosu, charged the people of the kingdom to remain  united in purpose and work in harmony with their neighbours, just as the body promised to address the developmental challenges facing them, adding that his two-year tenure would witness massive development in the kingdom as he was determined not to disappoint them.

The chairman,  who listed the challenges facing the kingdom to include land issues, educational backwardness, political marginalization, unemployment and lack of unity, assured the people that they are set to confront and surmount the problems. He solicited their support to enable them achieve their dream for the betterment of all.

Other member of the newly inaugurated council include Mr. Arex Akembotubo, Secretary –General; Lawrence Okrikpa, PRO; Sylvester Tiebebedigha, Financial Secretary, amongst others.


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