Okowa Congratulates Ovie Of Umiaghwa-Abraka On 5th Coronation Anniversary
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has felicitated with the Ovie of Umiaghwa-Abraka Kingdom, HRM Air Vice Marshal Lucky Ochuko Ararile (Rtd), on the occasion of his 5th coronation anniversary.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, on Friday in Asaba, Okowa described the 5 years reign of the Umiaghwa monarch as “generally peaceful and beneficial to the kingdom and humanity’’.
Governor Okowa particularly thanked the monarch for encouraging harmonious and peaceful coexistence among ethnic groups in Delta State and commended His Majesty for using his exalted position for the service of the people and for partnering with the state government to ensure peace and security in his kingdom.
“On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, i congratulate His Royal Majesty, members of the traditional council and the people of Umiaghwa-Abraka kingdom on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the monarch’s ascension to the throne.
“In the last 5 years on the throne, His Royal Majesty, has demonstrated exemplary leadership by living above board, while remaining as the rallying point and inspiration for his subjects.
“As a custodian of culture and tradition, the Ovie of Umiaghwa-Abraka kingdom has played significant roles in the promotion of harmony among the Abraka people, Urhobo nation and Deltans in general.
“He has also helped socio-cultural cooperation, communal living and peaceful co-existence among the Urhobo and other ethnic groups in the state” the statement added.
The governor wishes His Majesty well as he celebrates and also congratulates the people of Umiaghwa-Abraka kingdom for giving the monarch all the needed support and cooperation in the past five years.