Concerned Itsekiris U.S.A gives succour to Chief Ugbogbo-Ebebe
|Chief O. Enonuwaewu, alias Ugbogbo-Ebebe|
By Tetsoma Neyin
Itsekiris in the United State of America under the aegis of “Concerned Itsekiris U.S.A” has provided succour to an Itsekiri legend in the music industry, Chief O. Enonuwaewu, alias Ugbogbo-Ebebe. (The Olujimi of Warri Kingdom).
The renowned Itsekiri artist who is now 90 years old alongside few of her relations, received the representative of Concerned Itsekiris USA in her residence in Okere, Warri on Sunday August 30, 2020.
Chief Eugene Ikomi who represented Concerned Itsekiris U.S.A, presented the sum of five hundred thousand naira to Chief O. Enonuwaewu (Alias Ugbogbo-Ebebe), which was received by Venerable Best Agbolayah on her behalf.
|(L-R) Chief Eugene Ikomi, Ven. Best Agbolayah & Hon. Godwin Abigor in a group photograph with Chief Ugbogbo-Ebebe|
Responding on behalf of the beneficiary, Hon. Godwin Abigor thanked members of Concerned Itsekris U.S.A for their kind gesture, even as he prayed that God would continue to bless the works of their hands.
In a telephone chat with Warri Voice, a member of Concerned Itsekiris U.S.A, Mr. Kingsley Onuwaje who is also the President of Ugbajo Itsekiri U.S.A, said that although they are not an Association, but they come together collectively to provide immediate assistance to their people back home.
“We collectively render support to our people back home and we are happy to render financial assistance to Chief Ugbogbo-Ebebe, a woman who has blessed so many lives through her rich Itsekiri songs. She is indeed a living legend in Iwere land”, he stated.
He further advised the Itsekiri people to always strive to make a difference in their various endeavours.
Other members of Concerned Itsekiris U.S.A are; Chief Emmanuel Ejutse (Disele), Mr. Skelly Joe, Mrs. Mama Animashaun, Mr. Christopher Ologban, Mr. Emmanuel Ejutse Jr., Mr. Abiodun Owumi, Dr. Helen Mozia, Mr. Kingsley Okorodudun Deacon Weyinmi Eyeguokan, Mrs. Esimaje Joe and Mrs. Oghoritsewarami Ejutse.