Jubilation as Isaba kingdom crowns Theophilus Isegbele as new Pere
…To receive Staff of Office Wednesday
For the good people of Isaba, an Ijaw kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta state, Tuesday, May 23, 2023, will remain a red-letter day as Theophilus Idorokeme Isegbele was crowned as Ogbobere Isoun VI, Pere of the Kingdom amid jubilation.
Isegbele, a retired banker was selected from the Ogbebere ruling house and crowned the Pere of the Kingdom in line with the Ijaw customs and traditions which he satisfactorily fulfilled.
Hundreds of indigenes of the kingdom both home and in the diaspora converged at the Isoun House, where the “Amakosuwei” oldest man of the kingdom, Pa Dinfegha Rodwell Seiwei, performed the coronation exercise.
Immediately after the coronation exercise, the new Pere was accompanied by a huge crowd made up of his subjects to the palace in the Pere-ama community where he is expected to receive staff of office from the Delta state on Wednesday May 24, 2023.
On his part, the new Pere of Isaba Kingdom, Ogbobere Isoun VI, used the opportunity provided by the coronation and reception ceremony to pray for the kingdom and his subjects.
Principal chiefs of the kingdom who were part of the crowning exercise were: The Iyasere of Isaba, High Chief I. P. Ekpenzu; High Chief Oyagha P.T. Heavens (JP), the Ibekekerewei of Isaba; High Chief Boro Opudu, Domieyewei of Isaba Kingdom; Chief Charles Akpenzukumor, Adama of Pere-Ama, Isaba; Chief I.B Ozukosin, Ebidouwei of Isaba Kingdom, among others.
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