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‘Obaseki’s Been Crowned By God’, Oshiomhole’s King Says, Invests Governor With Onoshiorena of Uzairue Chieftaincy Title

The Oasis Reporters


August 14, 2020


L-R: Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, invested with the Onoshiorena of Uzairue; Ogieneni of Uzairue, HRH Alhaji Kadiri Imonikhe Omogbai IV; Deputy Governor and running mate, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, installed as the Oshiozekhai of Uzairue, and the Daudu 1 of Uzairue, Alhaji Abdulrahaman Momodu, during the governor’s visit to the palace of the Ogieneni, in Uzaire, Etsako West Local Government, as part of the PDP’s campaign activities, on Thursday, August 13, 2020.


…Deputy Gov. gets Oshiozekhai chieftaincy title

The Ogieneni of Uzairue, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Imonikhe Kadiri Omogbai IV, has invested Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki with the Onoshiorena of Uzairue (The One God has Crowned) chieftaincy title, in recognition of the role of God in the affairs of the governor.

Also installed was the Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Com. Philip Shaibu, who is now the Oshiozekhai (It is God that chooses) of Uzairue Clan in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

The Clan consists of over twenty villages, namely; Jattu, Iyamho (Adams Oshiomhole’s village), Afowa, Elele, Iyamho, Ogbido, Uluoke, Ayaoghena and Ayua.

Others are; Iyuku, Imeke, Afashio, Iyora, Apana, Imonikhe, Yelwa, Ozor, Ikabigbo, Idatto, Ugbenor, Irekpai and Ayogwiri.

The event took place on Thursday during the governor’s visit to the traditional ruler at his palace, as part of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s campaign rally in Edo North Senatorial District.

Greg Abolo

Blogger at The Oasis Reporters.

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