Ogu Monarch Bags Father Of Peace Award
The Amanyanabo of Ogu Kingdom in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area, His Majesty, King Nicholas Dickson Ibiebele Nimenibo, Loko IX has enjoined women and all Ijaws to project their ethnic nationality wherever they finds themselves.
Speaking while receiving an award as “The Father of Peace” by the Ijaw Waterfront Women” at his Palace in Ogu last Saturday, King Ibiebele Nimenibo, enjoined the group to be good ambassador of the Ijaw nation.
The Ogu monarch who thanked them for the honour said the Ijaw nation needed such association and women to strengthen and support the Ijaw course and charged them to keep up the spirit of recognizing and honouring their people.
He further advised them to continue in their peace advocacy so that Ijaw nation will continue to grow from strength to strength and also thanked them for the award, which he said would spur him to ensure that peace, continues to reign in his domain.
In her speech, the President of the forum, Sarah Igbelabo commended the monarch for the prevailing peace, unity and development in the area and expressed the need for all Ijaw waterfront Women to embrace the body as to speak with one voice to achieve the laudable goals for the entire Ijaw Wakirike nation.
Earlier, the Ogu/Bolo Chapter Coordinator of the Ijaw Waterfront Women, Charity Nangibo affirmed that Ogu is a peaceful place hence the development and charged the youths to embrace and maintain the existing peace as no meaningful development could strive in an atmosphere devoid of peace.
Nangibo said the honour was to join the king of ogu to celebrate the peaceful disposition of the Kingdom, stressing that the entire Ijaw Waterfront Women appreciated his rulership and peace in the community.
“You are indeed a father of all and peace keeping king, she asserted and prayed god to guide and protect him, give him wisdom, knowledge and understanding to rule the good people of Ogu Kingdom,” she declared.