Okowa, Obaseki, others to attend funeral of world oldest monarch, Ohworode of Olomu

Okowa, Obaseki, others to attend funeral of world oldest monarch, Ohworode of Olomu

The Governors of Delta and Edo states, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Publisher of Vanguard newspapers, Sam Amuka; Papa Ayo Oritsejafor, former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria,CAN, and many others are set to storm Ogoni-Olomu on Friday for the passage rites ceremony of the departed Ohworode of Olomu, HRM. (Dr ) Richard Layeguen Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro I JP, Royal Canon, OON.

Sources at the palace disclosed this to Our Correspondent Thursday at the palace.

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This is coming as the Uhurie Ruling House in Olomu Kingdom also paid homage to the departed Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom with dances and presentation of gifts.

The Urhukpe cultural dance group from Oguname-Olomu Community entertained guests during the brief ceremony.

Olorogun Johnway Okoro who led the Uhurhie Ruling House extol the virtues of the Ohworode and the importance of the homage by the Uhurhie people.

Meanwhile, as part of activities marking the final passage ceremony of the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom, the Medical Director of Hellyncoms Eye Clinic, Dr. (Mrs.) Comfort Omon-Irabor organised free eye test for the people of Olomu Kingdom in commemoration of the reverred monarch.

Dr. Omon-Irabor also gave out free eye glasses as well as drugs to the people. She spoke with newsmen at the palace of the revered monarch in Ogoni-Olomu Community

She said, “We’ve been here since morning attending to people who have one challenges or the other ranging from pathological conditions while some also require surgery as a form of treatment for them to see better.”

She urged the people of Olomu Kingdom to always visit the eye clinic or eye specialists whenever they have issues with their eyes.

“My interactions with with some of them is like they don’t have access to free eye tests like the one they are having now. So, they’re left to fend for themselves and as a result, they use other forms of treatment that is more harmful like applying leaves, concortion into their eyes.