Nigeria’s Oldest Monarch Celebrates 105 Years, Reads Without Glasses

IT was a great day of celebration at Ogoni Olomu, Delta State as Nigeria oldest King, HRM, Ovie, Dr. Richard Layeguen Ogbon, OON, Ogoni-Oghoro 1, the Ohworode Of Olomu Kingdom, offered thanks to God for his 105th year birthday.

The thanksgiving service which had the Archbishop of Bendel Province, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and Bishop of Ughelli Diocese, His Grace, Rt. Rev. Cyril Odutemu, Ph.D, JP, as the Chief celebrant, also had the presence of notable monarchs in Delta State including Ovie of Ughelli, Okobaro of Ughievwen kingdom as well as Council of Chiefs, Sons and Daughters from Olomu Kingdom, friends and well wishers of the monarch in attendance.

The Olomu Monarch who took the first reading to the admiration of all present without using a pair of eye glasses at the age of 105, also had his wife, children and relations in attendance.

In his sermon taken from 1 Thessalonian 5:16-18, Archbishop Odutemu harped on prayers and thanksgiving to God, noting that just as the scripture stated, there is need to be happy and rejoice at all times, but to be prayerful everyday.

High point of the Church service was a thanksgiving offered by the celebrant and joined by all well wishers before proceeding to the palace for a sumptuous reception.


About Don Saint

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