By Binebai Princewill
His Royal Majesty, Monbene III, Ama-okosu, paramount ruler of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom in Warri South and Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State earlier today supervised and inaugurated new leadership of the Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom Governing Council. The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide can report.
Monbene III had in his speech congratulated the new leadership of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom Governing Council headed by Chief Victor Okiri as Chairman, stressing that their emergence should be seen as a call to duty and not the other way round.
The revered monarch of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom also charged the newly inaugurated exco to always prioritise peace, unity, love and development of the kingdom through out their two years tenure.
The speech reads below:
MONBENE III, AMA-OKOSU OF OGBE-JOH WARRI KINGDOM WARRI SOUTH/WARRI SOUTH-WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS, DELTA STATE, NIGERIA
Date: 7th Feb, 2022
SPEECH OF HRM MONBENE 111 PERE, AMA-OKOSU OF OGBE
-IJOH WARRI KINGDOM IN WARRI SOUTH AND WARRI SOUTHWEST LOCAL GOVT. AREAS OF DELTA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF OGBE-IJOH WARRI KINGDOM ON THE 7TH DAY OF
It has become customary that on this day every two (2) years, there shall be an inauguration of a new Governing Council that shall govern the kingdom in accordance with the Constitution of Ogbe- Ijoh Warri Kingdom, and it is for that purpose we are gathered here today.
In a previous inauguration two (2) years ago, I stated that the Governing Council should not be the avenue where sons and daughters of Ogbe – Ijoh Warri Kingdom would see as a place for self enrichment but as a place for service, and on this occasion, I hereby further state that the Governing Council is not a place for self-enrichment but a place for service.
I commend the Electoral Committee for their service to the kingdom and pray God to reward them accordingly.
I am not unaware of the tension that is normally generated due to election into the Governing Council, but I congratulate everybody that ensured that we got to this point where we have to hug ourselves as brothers and sisters for the common good of Our Kingdom. I congratulate all the contestants and those that are to be inaugurated today and I appeal to you to be innovative and creative and use your offices to better the Kingdom.
The Governing Council should work with all other organs of the Kingdom with a unity of purpose. The Governing Council must avoid in-fighting. The Traditional Council shall always counsel and advise the Governing Council were the need arises.
The Electoral Committee has submitted the following persons to be inaugurated into the Governing Council.
Amongst those inaugurated are:
Chief Victor Okiri Chairman
Chief Amoda Jumoh Vice Chairman
Mefe Bright Alagba: Secretary
Odunrubo Francis Owei Asst. Secretary
Donye David Bedebo P.R.O
Yeinanagbegha Felix Treasurer
Denghan Lucky Financial Secretary
Mrs. Vivian Ogisi Member
Sipi Vincent Member
Sobai Brabomo Member
Francis Samson Member
Prince Lawrence Oromoni Ex-officio
Peter London Ex-officio
The above listed persons are hereby inaugurated into the Governing Council of Ogbe – Ijoh Warri Kingdom.
HRM, MONBENE III AMA-OKOSU of Ogbe – Ijoh Warri Kingdom