Dignitaries thronged Obotobo Town last Saturday for the birthday of the Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha Kingdom, Elder (Capt.) King Joseph Timiyan JP, Agbonu, Torububor 1, GbaramatuVoice reports.
The palatable palace walls and the main road in the town were adorned with banners by individuals and corporate organisations wishing the king well.
As part of the celebration, a traditional wrestling was held.
The wife of the Ebenanaowei, Her Majesty, Queen Nurse Timiyan, was in attendance. She gorgeously dressed and was surrounded by women of the kingdom.
Different cultural troupes performed to add glamour to the event.
Guests were treated to a three-course meal of Nigerian and foreign cuisine. Assorted wines and drinks were served at the birthday ceremony.
A highlight of the celebration was the cutting of the beautifully decorated cake. The enormous cake was royally designed.
Dignitaries included Hon. Julius Pondi, Member representing Burutu Federal Constituency, who was the chairman of the occasion; Capt. Letthemsay Enaibagha, a business mogul, the Pere of Ogbe-Ijoh-Warri kingdom, King Couple Oromoni; Orosuen of Okere-Urhobo Kingdom; members of Ogulagha Traditional Council of Chiefs, among others.
Here are photos of the celebration captured by GbaramatuVoice.