Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Dickson congratulates Oba Adetona on successful hosting of Ojude-Oba festival

By News Express on 06/09/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 726

•Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona
•Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, on the successful celebration of the 2017 Ojude-Oba festival ‎which took place last Sunday.

Dickson in a statement issued on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, expressed delight that the annual festival again brought together sons and daughters of the ancient kingdom to show to the world the unity that exist among them as a people.

The governor who regretted his unavoidable absence at the annual festival said as someone who partly hails from that land, it would have been a thing of joy to be part of the event but added that he looks forward to next year’s fiesta.

While equally congratulating the entire people of Ijebuland, Dickson noted that the rich culture and colorful display ‎at the festival was very admirable and commended the Oba for his sound leadership and inspiration which according to him has also help to sustain the peace of the kingdom.

He thanked all those who contributed in one way or the other to make the over 100 year old festival great‎, saying it has been observed that over the years that Ojude Oba has brought more love, peace and prosperity to all the indigenes of Ijebuland.

The Ojude Oba festival is an annual Yoruba event held in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State and usually comes up on the third day after the Muslim festival of Eid-el-Kabir.

Source News Express

Posted 06/09/2017 4:15:08 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Saudi King demolishes house of Prophet Mohammed’s wife...

Governor Seriake Dickson takes oath of office, offers...

Gov Sani-Bello condoles Gen. Buratai on father’s death...

TETFund to establish academic publishing centres in varsities-Bogoro...

Ekweremadu vows to protect legislature's independence

Nigeria embraces preventive disaster management

Oyo Govt. to investigate fire that engulfed market...

Africa innovation summit seeks solutions to challenges facing...

Keshi at crossroads, as Eagles falter again

N50 Stamp Duty: PMB, how much was collected...

PTDF to partner industries for employment of trainees...

Niger probes religious disturbance

 

Latest News APC Convention: Panic over Okorocha’s minority report Police warns troublemakers as APC Convention holds in Abuja •Deploys 5,000 personnel, armoured personnel carrier Bandits launch fresh attack on Birnin-Gwari, kill more persons Pastor, 2 others nabbed over ritual killing of 19-year-old girl APC holding national convention with looted funds – PDP Buhari championing jihad in Nigeria: Christian Elders APC Convention: Oshiomhole will delete PDP from Nigeria’s political history — Senate Deputy Chief Whip NAFDAC DG sacks consultants over anomalies, irregularities Police dismisses 19 officers in Ogun, demotes 9 2018 Budget: Why we included new projects — NASS PDP queries DSS over Abaribe’s arrest World Cup: Rohr reveals secret of Super Eagles’ victory over Iceland

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (352,700 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (352,348 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (280,655 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (230,395 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (209,267 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (209,107 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (182,064 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (164,231 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (154,055 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (148,853 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (144,038 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (135,817 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (50) Business & Economy (3,264) Business Verdict (44) Columnists (871) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (506) Features (607) Global Business Monitor (284) International (2,047) Interview (155) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (124) News (36,418) Opinion (1,005) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,313) Religion (772) Sports (1,558) Stock Watch (30) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Argentina vs Croatia Goals

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement