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RIVERS: Don’t Betray Your Community for Selfish Interest, High Chief Ezegwogwo Charges Coronated Chiefs

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His Royal Highness, Eze Elder Prince Chiwhetu O. Ezegwogwo

    by Pearl Harold

The Nye Uwhe Ele Ogbele of Ogbele Community in Igbu Olorkwo O’Group of Ekpeye Ethnic Nation, Rivers State, Elder High Chief Prince Chiwhetu Ezegwogwo, has charged newly coronated Eze Uwhe Obodos (Family Chiefs) not to betray the trust reposed in them because of selfish interest.

High Chief Ezegwogwo gave the charge on Saturday, 23rd March, 2024 after the coronation of seven (7) chiefs representing five 5 families in Ogbele Community in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State.

He urged them to work towards building unity rather than dividing the community and their families.

The Nye Uwhe Ele Ogbele, who is also the Unwo Wokwani Ekpeye I (the child that blesses Ekpeye land) said being coronated a chief means appointed a chief messenger of both the families and community.

He appealed that the community should come first in their thinking, actions and manners, warning that those with negative thoughts would face dire consequences.

In his address, the Regent of Igbu Olokwo O’Group, His Royal Highness, Eze Frederick U. Uwame JP, urged the chiefs to be sincere, honest, purposeful with their families and community in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Eze Uwame advised the chiefs that regards and honour for the stools they occupy should be paramount in whatever action they take.

Responding on behalf of the coronated chiefs, Chief Hon. Maverlton Amanukpo Ibe, thanked the community for accepting their nominations from their individual families.

He promised that the trust reposed in them would be the roadmap that would guide them to work collectively.

He assured that any chief that would undermine the wellbeing and development of the community would be sanctioned.

Speaking to journalists after the coronation, Chief Nathan Amuso, one of the coronated chiefs promised to re-enact what Saro Wiwa of blessed memory did for the Ogonis through human capital development.

He asserted that the era of ‘anything goes’ in the community has gone, as according to him; “We are hitting the ground running. The work has began. The glory of Ogbele Community must be redeemed.”

Also speaking to journalists, Chief Sunny Agriga, another coronated chief, stated that the days the community is taken for granted is over.

He said with the coronation done, the community would take its rightful place in the comity of Communities in Ekpeye Ethnic Nation.

The chief assured that with the crop of chiefs coronated, massive development would be achieved in no distant time.

The Chiefs coronated were; Elder Chief Comrade Nathan Amuso, Eze Uwhe Obodo Elazu, Chief Kelvin Ndubuisi Nwoyi, Eze Uwhe Obodo Oduehi and Chief Sunny Agriga, Eze Uwhe Obodo Umu Uchi.

Others are; Chief Ngozi Akpenyi, Eze Uwhe Obodo Udho Akpenyi, Chief Chimezhie Tom, Eze Uwhe Obodo Udho Ekpeyewheze, Chief Chiemele Okon David, Eze Uwhe Obodo Udho Agbolo and Chief Maverlton Amanukpo Ibe, Eze Uwhe Obodo Udho Otta.

Dignitaries at the events were; Rep of His Majesty, Eze Ekpeye Logbo III, High Chief Rowland Ebeledhi, the Regent of Igbu Olukwo O’Group, His Royal Highness, Eze Sir Frederick U. Uwame JP and his entourage, Eze Nwe Ula of Okoma I, Okoma II Communities and others.


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