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Oborevwori felicitates Ellu monarch on 10th coronation anniversary



By Miracle Esegha, Warri

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the Ovie of Ellu Kingdom, HRM (Dr) Othuke Murphy Urugbezi (JP), Ogwara I, on the 10th anniversary of his coronation.

In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba on Sunday, Governor Oborevwori also congratulated the King and his Queen on the Golden Jubilee of their marriage and thanked God for the miraculous deliverance and recovery of the Queen of Ellu Kingdom from terrible afflictions that almost took her life.

He congratulated the monarch and the Kingdom on a peaceful and productive reign since he ascended the throne 10 years ago.

Governor Oborevwori noted that the monarch’s ascension to the throne had brought peace and development to the kingdom, and called on his subjects to continue supporting the monarch in his determination to sustain the prevailing peace in the kingdom.

According to him, Ellu kingdom had remained peaceful since His Majesty’s ascension to the throne and commended the people of the kingdom for promoting peaceful co-existence between the kingdom and their neighbours.

“His Majesty has continued to work hard with his Council of Chiefs and the youths to maintain peace in the kingdom and I thank our people for the cooperation given to him to transform and position the kingdom for greatness in the state.

“On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I warmly congratulate the Ovie of Ellu Kingdom, HRM (Dr) Othuke Murphy Urugbezi (JP), Ogwara I, on the 10 anniversary of his coronation and 50th marriage anniversary.

“As a bastion of customs and culture, His Majesty has been instrumental in fostering peace and promoting the traditional heritage of the Ellu people and their neighbours.

“We pray that the Almighty God will continue to give him good health and wisdom to pilot the traditional affairs of the kingdom and offer valuable contributions to the development of our dear state,” the Governor said.

He thanked the people of Ellu for the support and cooperation given to the monarch in the past 10 years on the throne.