Merry in palace as great Gbaramatu king, Oboro-Gbaraun II marks 7th coronation anniversary
The 7th coronation anniversary celebration of the Pere of GbaramatuKingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oboro-Gbaraun II, Aketekpe, Agadagba, held on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, was originally planned to be a low key, but at the end became more elaborate than expected.
The royal father ascended the throne of his ancestors seven years ago and his reign has recorded several positive developments.
Known for responding within shortest time frames on issues that concern their royal father, illustrious sons and daughters of the kingdom gathered in their numbers at the palace to honour the very revered monarch.
A major highlight at the ceremony was the cutting of the cake which was performed by the royal father, in company of his lovely wife, HRM Queen Kathy Ogoba, among other royal fathers.
Another notable part of the celebration was the visit of the Chairman, Delta State Ijaw Traditional Rulers Forum, HRM Elder Capt (Dr.) Joseph I. Timiyan (JP), Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha Kingdom, accompanied by some Ijaw leaders, to the Agadagba of Gbanraun Kingdom, Bayelsa state; Pere of Obotebe Kingdom, Delta state; Pere of Tobutoru Kingdom, Ondo state; Pere of Iduwini kingdom, Bayelsa state; Pere of Kabowei Kingdom, Delta state; Pere of Olodiama kingdom, Edo state; High Chief Tunde Smooth, Bolowei of Niger Delta; among others.
As it is the feature of every palace. Venue of the ceremony was decorated to impress and it deed impress.
Aside from the imposing anniversary cakes which was well decked and strategically positioned to the admiration of all present, music interlude was provided by renowned Ijaw music mastro, Best May, while different cultural displays from communities that made up the kingdom were equally not in short supplies.
Most importantly, the celebration was also spiritually enriching as the Pere of Gbaramatu offered prayers for his subjects.
Here is a look at how the coronation anniversary played out in photographs.