By Ovie Bethel
As part of the activities lined- up for the 21-days rites of passage of HRM Samson Okirhioboh Imoyin-Omene,Udurhie1,Ovie of Mosogar Kingdom,a service of songs was held in his private residence,Akpobome,Mosogar Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta.
The service of songs which was held about 2hours after the final whistle of the Novelty Match which ended in 1:1 draw between the UDURHIE AND UDUAKA ruling Houses of Mosogar Kingdom on Saturday 9th April,2022, witnessed massive attendance of Mosogar leaders,Omene family, Catholic Church,Mosogar Christian Association and other dignitaries.
Very Rev. Fr. Martins Okoro in his sermon during the service of songs, charged everyone to always remember their end.He described His Majesty as a loving,humble and God-fearing Monarch,who always seek the face of God during his lifetime and so,he ended well in the bossom of the lord.He noted that death is never the end of a true child of God,but a transition to heaven,where all saints will spend eternity.
The Otota of Mosogar Kingdom,Chief Sen. Ighoyota Amori JP who spoke on behalf of the kingdom described His Majesty as a shining light in the affairs of the kingdom.He noted that His Royal Majesty represented the kingdom very very well during the time he was a civil servant and added that the kingdom witnessed massive development under his reign.He further appreciated everyone for the massive attendance.
Ambassador Scott Omene who spoke on behalf of the family in a sober mood, said his brother demise is a big blow to the family.”We lost a great pillar,a shining star and a top star among the stars in the Omene dynasty.He is unique,we will greatly missed and remembered him”
Stella Esijolomi Ogbakpah who spoke on behalf of the Ogbakpah family,which is the family of the Queen,said “daddy is a great pillar who inspired many of us and affected lives positively.He will always tell you to pick up every challenge and never give up.We will really missed his wise counsel!”
Officiating Clergy Men:
- Rev. Fr. Francis Oghorobada (Parish Priest Assumption Catholic Church,Mosogar)
2.Very Rev. Fr. Jesuovie Ogagavwodia (Parish Priest,St. Andrew Catholic,Oghara)
3.Very Rev. Fr. Martins Okoro (Parish Priest, Ascension Catholic Emekpa-Ughelli)
In attendance; Chief Sen. Ighoyota Amori,Chief Sonny Okpurhe,Chief Dr. Mrs Philomena Oyearone,Chief Chris Onogba,Chief Silver Anuwa,Chief Omonigho Ogbakpah, and other notable Chiefs of Mosogar Kingdom.
Others from Omene’s family are Chief Engr. Joseph Omene,Chief Dr. Jerry Wilson Omene,Amb. Scott Omene,Chief Freeborn Nana and members of the family.
May The Soul of His Royal Majesty Rest In Peace.
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