The News of your good works in Akwa Ibom has travelled far – Ovie of Agbon to Governor Emmanuel.
The Ovie of Agbon, HRM Ogurime-Rime Ukori 1 of Agbon in Ethiope East of Delta state has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for the good work he has done in Akwa Ibom state, noting that the news has gone far beyond the boundaries of Akwa Ibom state.
He congratulated the Governor on his success at the polls and thanked Akwa Ibom people for standing by the Governor at that very turbulent period.
The Ovie made these comments while receiving in his palace, the Governor and his entourage to his Kingdom , for the funeral of Emmanuel Sowho’s father, Dr (Olorogun) Ebiuwhe Sowho.
In his remarks, Governor Udom Emmanuel appreciated the Monarch and members of his council for the hospitality shown him. He recounted his long standing relationship with the son of the deceased Emmanuel, who has remained his trusted friend for decades. The Governor also appreciated the unadulterated preservation of their rich culture . He sympathized with the bereaved family and prayed God to comfort them.
In attendance at the event were the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Senior chiefs and members of the Ovie’s Traditional Council. The Governor was accompanied by SSA Technical, Elder Ufot Ebong, SSA Interministerial, Sampson Idiong, SSA Special Services, Captain Iniobong Ekong(Rtd), former SSA Project Advisory Otobong Edemidiong, Chairman, Nsit Ubium Local Government Council, Elder Udeme Sylvanus,Chairman State Technical Schools Board, Hon. George Henshaw and oil magnate Victor Okon.