Boro Day: Western Zone IYC Unveils Official T-shirt Ahead Of May 16

The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Western Zone, on Monday unveiled the official Boro polo in Hon. Robert Okubo’s resident at Inikorogha Community Olodiama Clan, Ovia South West LGA of Edo State, to commemorate Ijaw national leader and hero Major Jasper Isaac Adaka Boro.

Unveiling the official Boro polo to Hon. Robert Okubo in his resident at Inikorogha Community Olodiama Clan: were the Vice Chairman; High Votage Comrade Kikiranki Loko, Secretary, Comrade Olu Derimon, Assistant Secretary Engr. Godstime D. Ayetan, Financial Secretary, Comrade Nicholas Igarama, Mobilzation Officer, Comrade Owotorufa Portharcourt, Treasurer, Comrade Abednigo Opere and Student Rep, Comrade Ekereke Onduke Tamarakuro of Western Zone Executive of the Ijaw Youth Council. Also with the Zonal Executive in unveiling the Boro polo, was the vibrant Chairman of IYC Olodiama Clan, Comrade Ebiwana Sam.

The Vice Chairman and Zonal Secretary; while, briefing Hon. Robert Okubo of the annual Boro Day celebration of every 16th, May: applauded Okubo’s contributions to humanity describing him as an epitome of intellect, who represents what Boro stood and fought for. They note that Hon. Okubo is a great source of inspiration to the Niger Delta cause.

“ We commend your commitment to the socioeconomic and sociopolitical emancipation of the Niger Delta, Ijaw people in particular.”

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Furthermore, the Zonal Executive is also aware of the myriads issues in the Kingdom and as such assured the people that the Zone will ensure all issues will be handled by the Zone, appealing for all aggrieved persons to sheath thier swords for peace and oneness. They further described Hon. Okubo as one of the pillars of peace in the Niger Delta and a man of honor, adding they are proud of his modest contributions.

Earlier in his remarks Hon. Robert Okubo appreciated the Zonal Executive for finding Inikorogha Community and Olodiama Clan worthy to unveil the official Boro polo to commemorate Ijaw nationalist and hero, Major Jasper Isaac Adaka Boro.

Recall, this will be the 1st Boro Day in Western Zone with a mega rally from Airport Junction to NPA at High Chief Tunde Smooth’s playground in Warri.
In addition, there will be a rally by 8:30 am with a live Ijaw musician.

Lugard Izoukumor,
Information Officer, IYC Western Zone
(May 9, 2022)

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