Former Deputy Director, Public Relations of the Niger Delta Basin Development Authority (NDBDA), Evangelist Obum Akawor, JP; FCAI, was on Saturday coronated as the Onye-Nwe Ali (Paramount Ruler) Egberu-Ndoki Community in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers state.
The coronation was held in his compound as the crowning ceremony was performed at about 3.00p.m in the prying eyes of cameramen, press men and highly placed dignitaries.
A mammoth crowd also gathered at the venue as they were chatting, singing, dancing and heaping praises on their new king.
The dignitaries who witnessed the ceremony are;
Chief John Ngeto, Paramount Ruler – Agbo_nchia community, Eleme local govt.
Ihueze Akawor (Acting Chairman) in the absence of Chief Marc Inyanagbo Wabara.
Engineer (Chief Uzoma Ekeke)
Dr. Moses Nwankpa, proprietor – Morrison International school, Port Harcourt.
Dr Moses Nwankpa in his remark recalled how he grew up with Evang. Obum Akawor and tagged him the David (in the bible) of our time.
Dr Moses charged the new king to always listen to his people and carry everybody along.
The Paramount Ruler of Agbonchia community, Chief John Ngeto, who also recalled working with the new King severally in the past said that he trust the new Egberu Ndoki Paramount Ruler will bring development to his people and village.
He, however charged Evang. Obum Akawor to unite with everyone and work for the benefit of the people.