It is a routine family reunion – Chief Ekiyor
It is a sign of good things to come – Chief Gbenekama
The Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, HRM Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe, Agadagba, in Oporoza Town, headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday 22nd December, 2017 played host to the Pere of Kabowei Kingdom from Patani Local Government Area of the state who came on a courtesy visit.
While receiving his guests, the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom expressed joy for the show of love and respect expressed by the visiting traditional ruler while urging the Ijaw nation to love themselves.
His Royal Majesty, therefore, prayed for the spirit of love and unity among the Ijaw people. He finally called on all Ijaw sons and daughters to imbibe virtue of sincerity to one another if the Ijaw Nation is to make progress.
On his part, Chief Dr. Chris Ekiyor, a chief in Kabowei Kingdom who was part of the entourage told GbaramatuVoice correspondent that the visit is a routine family reunion between a father and a son with the purpose of sustaining and strengthening their relationship.
In his words, “The Kabowei people traditionally migrated from Oporoza, our ancestral home, towards the outer axis in the east. What we have come to do today is to identify with our ancestral Oporoza people and consolidate on this needed brotherhood.”
In a related development, the Benemowei of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Chief Godspower Gbenekama in a chat with GbaramatuVoice stated that the visit is a sign of good things to come in the region.
Chief Godspower Gbenekama who is the palace spokesperson in Gbaramatu Kingdom further explained that Kabowei Kingdom is from Gbaramatu Kingdom and the visit is a symbol of bond renewal.
He finally pointed out that it is a good thing for brothers to meet and think of the way forward especially as it affects the development of the Niger Delta.
Accompanied in this royal visit include; Chief Akpolar Bebefedor, Chief Richard Sinebi, Chief Dr. Pius Sinebi, Chief Dr. Chris Ekiyor, Chief Pathfinder Ebikebunor, Chief Emmanuel Otoge, Chief Lewis Ofoni, Chief Mary-Anne Okoro, Chief Sunday Bomabebe, Hon. Timi Tonye, Hon Alaowei Broderick Okee.
While High Chief Wellington Bobo, High Chief Nelson Ogelegbanwei, Chief Godspower Gbenekama, Chief Philip Tonfawei, Chief Isaac Ukulor, Chief Tony Ayebi, Chief Isaac Mulade, Triple Chief Vero Tangbuwei, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, Engr Kestin Pondi, Comrade Paul Bebenimibo, Arch. Piniki Azaiyei among others welcomed the visitors in Oporoza Town.