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Isaba Kingdom celebrates 1st Coronation Anniversary of HRM Pere Ogbobere Isoun VI

Isaba Kingdom celebrates 1st Coronation Anniversary of HRM Pere Ogbobere Isoun VI

By Cletus Opukeme

The ancient Isaba Kingdom in Warri South-West, Delta State, marked the first coronation anniversary of His Royal Majesty Pere Ogbobere Isoun VI on May 24, 2024.

The kingdom, founded in 1480-1582 by HRM Pere Isoun I, has a rich history of monarchs, including HRM Pere Akori, Isoun II, Prince Giobirimor, and HRM Pere Deinmowuru Donokoromor (JP) Isoun V, who ruled until 2018 which rolled down to the celebrant, HRM Ogbobere Isoun VI Pere of Isaba Kingdom.


The celebration, held at Akori Primary School Field, Pere-Ama, Isaba Kingdom, featured the arrival of dignitaries, including the Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, represented by Chief Frank Omare, and the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Guwor Emomotimi Dennis, represented by Rt Hon Arthur Akpowowo Esq. Other dignitaries included traditional leaders, lawmakers, and prominent individuals from across the region.

The event featured traditional breaking of kola nuts, a welcome address by the Isaba Traditional Council of Chiefs, and a grandiloquent speech by HRM Ogbobere Isoun VI, who traced the kingdom’s history and praised its progenitors. The celebration also included cultural dance performances and the bestowment of chieftaincy titles.

Notable attendees included HRM King Oboro-Gbaraun II, Aketekpe, Agadagba, Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom; HRM SP Luke Kalanama V III, Pere of Akugbene-Mein Kingdom; and HRM Elder Capt Joseph Timiyan (JP) PhD, Ebenanowei of Ogulagha Kingdom, HRM. King (Dr) Ekio-emi Oweiagbe John, Gbesa1 Ebenanowei of Operemor Kingdom, HRM King Johnbull Polokowei, the Olotu of Ogbolubiri-Mein Kingdom, HRM (Barr) P.S Erebulu, Aduo lll, Pere of Kabowei Kingdom, HRM, King Bosu Dio (JP), Ayamabulou l, the Pere of Iduwini Kingdom, HRM, King Couple Mackson Oromoni, Monbene lll, Pere Ama-Okosu of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom and High Chief Tunde Smooth, the Bolowei of Niger Delta.

Others included Her Royal Highness, Mabel Isegbele, Queen of Isaba Kingdom, High Chief John I.B. Ekpenzu(JP), the Iyasere of Isaba Kingdom (the Traditional Prime Minister), High Chief Hon. Akpodubakaye Arthur, the Uwangue of Kingdom, Chief Waredemebo Duba Anthony, the Ozolua of Isaba Kingdom, Chief Boro Matthew Opudu, the Doumiewei of Isaba Kingdom, High Chief (Elder) Oyagha P.T. Heavens (JP), the Ibekekerewei of Isaba Kingdom, Chief Charles Akpenzukumor, the Amada of Pere-Ama, Isaba Kingdom, , Chief Arthur Ayaware Seigha, the Kare-wei of Isaba Kingdom, Chief Samson Amagiomor Bramor (JP), Chief Christopher Palakegha, the Amada of Pere-Ama, Isaba Kingdom, Chief Enekorogha Michael Adudu, Chief Fredrick Ebamugha Brossy, Ebi-Eyemienwei of Isaba Kingdom, His Highness I.B. Ojukonsin (JP), Chief Kenneth Bramor, Chief Favour O. Izoukumor, the bebefiewei of Ogbe-Ijoh Kingdom (ED Social Service DESOPADEC), Chief Hon. Rose Tulu, the Amatelemoere of Isaba Kingdom.

Other illustrious personalities are, High Chief Promise Lawuru, Chief (Mrs). Maria Heavens Oyagha, the Ibetelemoere of Isaba Kingdom, Triple Chief (Dr). Vero Tangbowei, the Ibe-benimo-ere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Chief Vivian Ebimie-Ere Daki Seiebi, Chief Kelly Okorare, the Ama-Ikiyewei of Isaba Kingdom, Chief Tiniwei, Chief Henry Amanana Ofoleyon, the Amadiwei of Isaba Kingdom, Pharm Hon. Waredemebo Denyefa Kelly Dubasuode, financial Secretary of Isaba Kingdom, Hon. Chief Timoko Nathaniel Ware, the Osisasibewei of Isaba Kingdom, Chief Edwin Deinfegha, the Gba-iyemienwei, Chief Dr Julius Takeme (JP) AMP. the Esama of Isaba Kingdom, Chief Tina Tobusi, Chief Ebikawei Daniel and Mrs Waredemebo Maria.


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