PA ARTHUR OKOWA INSTALLED OKPARA-UKWU OF IDUMU EBOR.
Owa Alero, one of the fastest developing suburban communities in Delta state was yesterday, 5th July, 2019, turned to a pomp and ceremony as the father of Governor A. I. Okowa of Delta State and Patriarch of the Okowa dynasty Sir, Chief Arthur Okowa was installed the Okpara Ukwu of Idumu-Ebor quarters, Owa-Alero, Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State.
The reception ceremony which took place at Iroro Primary, Owa Alero, witnessed the presence of distinguished personalities from across Delta State.
The Ughelli Kingdom, was exceptional with a displayed of spectacular show of love for the Okowa family. His Royal Majesty, Dr. W. O. Oharisi 111, the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom and his high power Chiefs were there with a colourful traditional Urhobo dance troop to accord the rivalled patriarch a befitting honour.
Among other dignitaries present at the occasion were, Chief Bar. Fred Majemete, a PDP stalwart from Ethiope East, LGA , Hon. Tony Elekeokwuri, member representing Ika North East at DTHA, Chief Godwin Ogadi, PDP Chairman, Ika North East LGA, Dr. Ukadike, provost COE, Agbor, Nollywood star actor Hanks Anuku, prominent high Chiefs of Owa Kingdom and elsewhere, also graced the occasion. .
The Executive Chairman, Delta State Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa, who spoke on behalf of the family thanked all present for honouring the occasion and wish all journey mercy home.
Mainwhile, Anioma Star Prince, Dr. Ned Nwoko has congratulated Pa Okowa on the occasion of his installstion as the Okpara Ukwu of Idumu Ebor quarters, Owa Alero.
In a statement released on his behalf by NedMedia, signed by Iroroh Frank, the Delta North greatest preserver and promoter of Anioma culture, enjoined the Okpara Ukwu, as the custodian of the Idumu Ebor culture to use his experience as an educationists and writer/author to revive, preserve and promote the cultural heritage of Idumu Ebor people.
The cultural, sports, education and tourism investment icon also used the opportunity to enjoin Deltans and Nigerians to embrace every activities that will promote community tourism as a way of attracting businesses and development to the rural communities.
While wishing the Okapra Ukwu a peaceful and eventful reign in office, the Anioma people’s choice for senate 2019, pray God to give ithe nee Okpsra Ukwu wisdom, good health and long life to pilot the affairs of his people to enviable heights.