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March 9, 2023

Delta govt presents staff of office to HRM Ekioemi, Gbesa I

Delta govt presents staff of office to HRM Ekioemi, Gbesa I

*Tasks him to work for peace, unity

The Delta State government has presented a staff of office to the Ebenanaowei of Operemor Kingdom in Burutu Local government area, HRM (Dr) John Oweiagbe Ekioemi, Gbesa I, with a task to bring all subjects in his kingdom to together to work for peace, unity and understanding.

Presenting the staff of office to the monarch at Ojobo, seat of power of the kingdom, yesterday, the Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, noted that the kingdom had followed all due processes to have received the staff of office from the state government.

“It is my honour and privilege to stand on the stead of His Excellency Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to effect the presentation of the staff of office to HRM (Dr) Ekioemi Oweiagbe John, the Ebenanaowei of Operemor Kingdom in Burutu local government area of Delta State.

“I encourage the monarch to duly consult with his people to foster unity and understanding in his kingdom”, he said.

In his remark, HRM Ekioemi thanked the government for the recognition and the staff of office, stressing that his ascension to the throne was ordained by God and pledged to rule with the fear of God.

“This is the beginning of a new dawn in Operemor Kingdom, I call on all those who contested with me to come together for us to take the kingdom to next level. I declare this kingdom open for natural resources to abound”, he said.

However, members of the Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers who graced the occasion include HRM Pere Luke, Kalanama Viii, HRM Pere Ayemi-Botu, HRM Joseph Timiyan, HRM (Dr) Owoupele Danladi among others.