By Binebai Princewill
Newly democratically elected and legally inaugurated executive of Okerenkoko Federated Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have appreciated Niger Deltans for thronging their inauguration ceremony.
This was contained in a statement personally signed and circulated to newsmen in Warri yesterday by Amb. John Tolumoware Dekawei, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the community on behalf of the exco and community, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide.
The image maker of Okerenkoko Federated Community (OFC) asserted that the love shown to them during the Saturday 19th inauguration at Okerenkoko from within and outside Gbaramatu Kingdom was massive and indescribable.
He noted that all the goodwill messages and advises from leaders that attended the ceremony will not be taken for granted as the exco headed by Hon. Shedrack Burutu Otuaro will work collectively with his exco and members of the community to tackle the multifaceted developmental woes confronting the community.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) Dekawei said it is a truism that to whom much is given, much is expected, stressing that the exco is well aware of the task ahead of them, adding that they will work hard not to betray the confidence reposed on them.
Some of the dignitaries that the community is appreciating include His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe Agadagba, Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, minority leader, Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Julius Pondi, member representing Burutu Federal Constituency, house of representatives and also chairman of the occasion, Hon. Emomotimi Dennis Guwor, member representing Warri South West, Delta State House of Assembly, Amb. Dr. Shedrack Agediga, ED, PRS, DESOPADEC, Dr. Paul Bebenimibo, Commissioner representing Ijaw Ethnic Nationality, DESOPADEC.
Others are Chairlady of the day-Madam Beauty Ebifagha Warejuowei, Senior Legislative Aide to the deputy Senate President of the federal republic of Nigeria, Dr. Alfred Mulade, Registrar NMU, Barr. Pereotubo Roland Oweilaemi, former president Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, Chief Amb. Comr. Sheriff Mulade, National Coordinator, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ)Others are Dr. Philip Tonfawei, Chairman of Kokodiagbene Community, Comr. Pedro Bekenawei, Bishop Felix Piniki, Elder Pafiegbegha Gbakena.
Gbaramatu Traditional Council Of Chiefs, Cluster of Community Chairmen in Gbaramatu Kingdom, women groups in Gbaramatu Kingdom, High Chief P. T Heaven, Chief Roland Ekpemupolo, Elder Guinuwa Deregbangha, High Chief Wellington Bobo, Gen. Adowei Freedom, Chief Apst. Mosco Johnny, Rev. Benjamin German, Senior Bornergee Amas Olorun, Prince Owei Boumieghan, Chief James Alapalepe, Chief Simeon Bebenimibo, Comr. Ernest Bebenimibo, founder of the Ernest Bebenimibo (EBF), Gbaramatu Youth Council with the host of others too numerous to mention.