By Binebai Princewill
A high ranking leader in the Niger Delta region, Chief Amb. Francis Boumiebi (JP) and his lovely wife have lauded the paramount ruler of Ogulagha Kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Elder (Capt) King Joseph I. Timiyan (JP), Agbonu, Torububor I on his chieftaincy title conferment as the Ogungbenwei of Ogulagha Kingdom.
This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Warri yesterday, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers.
While extolling the leadership qualities of the Ogulagha Kingdom paramount ruler, double Chief Francis Boumiebi and his wife had jointly described King Agbonu as an unstoppable, unmachable and stainless traditional ruler.
He particularly appreciated the oil monarch Agbonu in finding him worthy with such a high ranking traditional chieftaincy title as the Ogungbenwei of Ogulagha Kingdom, a title he has vowed to defend and uphold to the best of his abilities.
Speaking further, the duo of Chief Amb & Mrs Francis Boumiebi had also appreciated the entire Ogulagha Kingdom traditional council of chiefs for accommodating him and other new chiefs into the kingdom’s revered traditional council of chiefs, stressing that he will work and contribute his quota towards the continued growth and development of the kingdom.
“Chief Amb. & Mrs Francis Boumiebi JP wholeheartedly thank HRM Elder Capt. King Joseph I Timiyan JP, The Torubobor 1, Agbonu, The Ebenanawei of Ogulagha Kingdom and Chairman Ijaw Traditional Rulers Council of Delta State on the Conferment of Chieftaincy title to me as the Ogungbenwei of Ogulagha Kingdom.
“I heartily thank the Paramount ruler of Ogulagha Kingdom for finding me worthy and trustworthy to be conferred with such a huge title. I am so proud, honoured and dignified.
“I and my lovely wife thanked Agbonu for the title and prayed for God to grant him longevity, sound health and vitality, prosperity and international recognition all the days of his life.
“You are a king like no other, incomparable, unmatched, untouchable and unstoppable. We are superlatively proud of you and i feel honoured for the title. May God continue to fulfil your heart desires and take you higher in Jesus name.” Chief Francis Boumiebi noted.
Meanwhile, it would be recalled that Amb. Chief Francis Boumiebi is a senior special assistant to the Delta State Governor and a critical stakeholder in the Burutu Local Government politics.