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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike Now Chief Taribo Of Okochiri Kingdom

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A big  congratulation to the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike who was conferred the chieftaincy title of the Se - Taribo (leading light) of Okochiri kingdom

by HRM, King Ateke Michael Tom JP, Amayanabo of ancient Okochiri kingdom

This happened on Saturday as the king, HRM. Ateke Tom celebrates his 4th coronation anniversary

Governor Wike said the making of Ex-Militant leader, Ateke Tom as king over Ochiri kingdom

under his administration has strengthened peace in that domain and Okrika local government

area at large in Rivers state.

The governor told the monarch "it is one thing to be a traditional ruler, it is another thing to live

up to expectation. You have kept your kingdom united and that is what is expected of a great

traditional ruler and also a traditional ruler who help the government maintain peace,

Wike noted that the massive turnout of people from all walks of life to grace the special

occasion was a demonstration of their appreciation of his leadership, stating that without

traditional rulers support no government can achieve peace

"Ateke has brought peace, don't only see him as Ateke Tom who fought for Niger delta, see

him as Ateke Tom, the traditional ruler, the Amayanabo of Okochiri kingdom, whose traditional

duty is to make sure there is peace in his domain' he stated

The event was graced by dignitaries from all over the country


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