The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has paid condolence visit to Olomu and Agbarha-Ame Kingdoms following the demise of their kings, HRM, Ovie Richard Layeguen Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro I, (JP), Royal Canon, RDN, OON and HRM London Orhifi, Ememoh II.
The separate visits was led by the 3rd Deputy President General of UPU, Chief Dr. Ominimini Obiuwevbi, who expressed his condolences to the people of the kingdom and pledged the support of the UPU’ President General, Chief Ese Owe during this difficult time.
The UPU delegation, which comprised of prominent Urhobo leaders, also paid their respects to the late king’s family. They described the late kings as visionary leaders who worked tirelessly for the development of their kingdom and the Urhobo nation as a whole.
They emphasized the need for unity and cooperation among the people of the kingdom, especially during this period of transition.
The visit was well-received by the people of the kingdom, who expressed their appreciation for the UPU’s support and solidarity. They described the UPU as a unifying force for the Urhobo people and expressed their hope that the UPU will continue to play an active role in the development of their communities.
The UPU’s condolence visit to Olomu and Agbarha-Ame Kingdoms is a testament to the importance of unity and solidarity during times of grief. It also highlights the critical role of traditional rulers in the development of their communities and the need for continued support for this institution.