Hon Peter Odey Received In His Ancestral Home, Idum-Mbube Ogoja LGA


– Adie ukongikwen

It was with pomp and pageantry that the Deputy Governor of Cross River State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Peter Odey, was received by his kinsmen in ldum kingdom, Mbube, Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State on the 14th of October,2023.

The grand reception organized by his family, the lkikienkpong family, drew the crème de la crème of the Cross River State political class, traditional rulers, friends and the entire Mbube people.

Speaking for the lkikienkpong family, Engr. Chief David Abang said they have invited Rt. Hon. Odey and friends to come back home and share a moment of joy and happiness with them. They seized the opportunity to thank the Executive governor of Cross River State, Sen.Prince Bassey Otu for finding their son worthy to be his Deputy. Not wanting to bother him with a mirage of request, the people requested for an educational endowment fund, the completion of the long standing Help of The Sick Hospital and a Skill Acquisition center for their steaming youths.

The Paramount Ruler, thanked Mbube people for their solidarity, especially the ldum people and the Ikikienkpong family for deeming it necessary to organize the reception in honour of their illustrious son. He advised Rt. Hon. Odey to stand for his people and Cross Riverians as a whole.

Rt. Hon. Odey who noted that this was his first visit after assuming office as deputy governor said he was very happy to be home. He acknowledged his family, friends and the entire Mbube people for the grand reception in his honor while recognizing his political friends who accompanied him to the event.

Odey assured the Mbube people that having seen the state of their roads and the hospital where he made a brief stop, he will make sure that work commences soon. He solicited the continuous prayers of the people for the success of the Sen. Prince Bassey Otu led administration.

Highlights of the event were the blessing of the Deputy Governor by all the chiefs present, presentation of gift and entertainment from several dance troops.





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