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Rivers Gov, Wike Bags Chieftaincy Title In Benue




Rivers Gov Wike Bags Chieftaincy Title In Benue
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has been conferred a chieftaincy title in Benue State.

Wike was in Benue today as a guest of honour for the inauguration of the Kings’ ultramodern palace in Otukpo.

It was at the event that the PDP chieftain was conferred the title of Okokocho K’Idoma in the Idoma Kingdom by the Paramount Ruler of the Kingdom, HRM. Agaba’Idu, Chief. Dr Elaigwu Odogbo Obagaji John, Naija News understands.

Acknowledging the title, the Rivers State Governor thanked the state Governor, Samuel Ortom, for putting up the ultramodern palace for the Idoma kingdom.

The newly built edifice was part of several projects executed by the Ortom-led administration.

“I thank my brother, Governor Ortom, for what he has done. Last year I was in Benue for the commissioning of the Tor Tiv Palace and during the event, I was given a chieftaincy title.

“Today, again, we are commissioning the palace of Och’Idima, and I have, once again, been conferred with a chieftaincy title.

“I thank the Och’Idoma for seeing me worthy of being conferred with the title. And I congratulate you for this befitting edifice,” Wike said in his address.

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Also present at the inauguration ceremony is former Senate President David Mark; Tor Tiv, James Ayatse and other dignitaries.