Deputy governor charges Isoko monarch on fairness, diligence

Kingsley Otuaro. PHOTO:

The Acting Governor of Delta State, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, has urged the Odiologbo of Oyede Kingdom, Joseph Emasibeta Idiareh, to be fair and diligent in the discharge of his duties to his people.

He gave the charge at the official presentation of the staff of office to the monarch at Oyede Community in Isoko North Local Council of Delta State amidst pomp and pageantry.

Otuaro described the royal occasion as a Progressive development that would usher peace and unity in Oyede Community. He expressed confidence that the royal institution would make great impact on the people of the kingdom, even as he tasked the monarch on fairness and diligence in the discharge of his responsibilities.

His words: “As a custodian of the revered tradition of Oyede Kingdom, I appeal to your majesty to imbibe the democratic culture of dialogue in administration of your kingdom and settling of issues whenever they arise.”

He assured the people of Oyede Kingdom that their request for infrastructural projects would be channeled to the appropriate authority for urgent action. He called on the sons and daughters of Oyede Kingdom to leverage the opportunities available in the agricultural sector to build capacity for self-sufficiency.

Also, Acting Chairman of Isoko North Local Government Area, Odebala Eguriase described the monarch as a hard working and shrewd businessman who is committed to the development of Oyede Kingdom. He commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for honouring the monarch and Oyede Kingdom.

Odebala pledged the support of Isoko North local government to the monarch, saying: “We shall continue to hold the royal institution in high esteem. I urge your Royal Majesty to be a stabilizing force that promotes peace and unity in Oyede Kingdom.

“I advise you to steer clear from partisan politics in order to uphold the dignity of your revered throne; be a listening king and allow God to guide you in your decisions.”

Odebala urged traditional rulers to work in harmony with the government for the wellbeing of the people.

Giving a vote of thanks at the occasion, business mogul and illustrious son of Oyede Kingdom, Hon. Eta Enahoro expressed gratitude to God for a peaceful occasion.

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