WARRI – Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State on Sunday said the reign of the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II, has brought immense blessings to the State and the country.
Uduaghan said that many indigenes of Itsekiri land had risen to different political positions during the reign of the Olu.
“It is under your reign that an Itsekiri man became Speaker of the Delta Assembly. Others are President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Chief Judge of the State and Governor of Delta, among others.
“However, under your reign, Itsekiris have had some challenges with their neighbours, but we were able to deal with the challenges and leaving peacefully with these neighbours.
“Under your leadership as Chairman of the Delta Council of Traditional Rulers, the body has witness peace.
“The presence of several traditional rulers in this thanksgiving attests to how well you have been leading’’, he said.
Top government functionaries, palace chiefs, General Overseer, Four Square Gospel Church, Rev. Felix Mebuoye and the Warri District Overseer, Rev. Sam Aboyeji, among others, attended the thanksgiving. (NAN)