By Binebai Princewill
Former chairmanship aspirant of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Engr. Felix Braboke and Special Assistant (SA) to the Executive Director, Panning, Research and Statistics (PRS), Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) has congratulated the traditional ruler of Ogulagha Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Elder (Capt) King Joseph I. Timiyan (JP), Torububor 1. Agbonu, the Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha Kingdom on his 15th coronation anniversary celebration.
This was contained in a special congratulatory message issued to newsmen in Warri yesterday, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers.
Braboke had particularly lauded the reign of the paramount ruler of Ogulagha Kingdom for working tirelessly in the repositioning of the kingdom, stressing that the Kingdom is gradually wearing a new and better look under the reign of King Agbonu.
However, Engr. Felix, a leader in ward 11, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State who hails from Ogulagha Kingdom maintained that he is very happy to identify and felicitate with the revered oil king of the kingdom, noting that better days are here.
He had further called for more unity across stakeholders in the kingdom, stating that with more unity, Ogulagha Kingdom has the potentials of being one of the most greatest Ijaw kingdom in Nigeria and beyond.
In his words: “May the Almighty God continue to embolden you with his divine wisdom and good health as you celebrate this special day of your 15th year Coronation anniversary. May your reign be peaceful and prosperous. Long live HRM. Long live Ogulagha Kingdom.” Engr. Felix Braboke stated.
Meanwhile, the grass root political leader in Ogulagha Kingdom had also congratulated the newly confered chiefs of Ogulagha Kingdom.
Braboke said while he congratulates all the new chiefs, he particularly expressed joy on the chieftaincy titles confered on Chief Amb. (Dr) Godspower Tomone, double Chief (Amb) Francis Boumiebi, Chief Ann Appah and Chief Princess Caroline among others, stressing that he has no doubt that the new chiefs will put in their best in contributing their quota in moving the kingdom forward.
Braboke while describing the chieftaincy titles confered on the aforementioned as well deserving, also charged the new chiefs to see their latest traditional elevation as a call to duty, adding that all hands must be on deck towards a more developed Ogulagha Kingdom.