Tuesday, April 12, 2022



Newly Sworn in Women Leader, Madam OritsematosanNuko receiving her Certificate from the immediate past Women Leader of the group, Chief (Mrs.) Mercy Olowu




Ikpere-Ale Meje Women Traders Association has sworn-in new executives that will pilot the affairs of the Association for the next four (4) years.


The swearing in ceremony which took place today at the Ugborodo House Ajamimogha, was done by the out-going leader of the Association, Chief (Mrs) Mercy Olowu. 


Some Executives and members of the group 

Shortly before the swearing in ceremony, founder of the group, Chief (Mrs) Mercy Olowu while swearing in the new executives, stated that as directed by the Olu, election should not tear the Association apart, they therefore gave out four key positions to the opposition group inspite of their absence at the venue.


In her acceptance speech, the newly sworn-in leader, Madam Oritsematosan Nuko thanked the out-going executives for keeping the Association united, strong, vibrant and promised to take the Association to a higher level. She enjoined members of the opposition to join hands with them to keep the ship sailing to the benefit of the larger Ugborodo Community in general.


             Cross section of Ugborodo Women 

Those sworn-in are:   OritsematosanNuko - Leader, Maureen Edun – Asst. PRO, Bose Omadeli Mene – Member, Eyitemi Omaghomi – Member, Vick Eyinoloma – Treasurer, Roli Iyonsi – Member, Paulina Omagbe – Secretary, Mama Tuoyo – Member, Adelu Ajuwa – Member, Christy Emami – Auditor, Omawu Akator – Member, Margret Dumi – Member, Bridget Fregene Edah – Asst. Fin. Secretary, Esther Okoturoh – Returning Officer, Florence Ejeh – Deputy Leader, Toju Okoturoh – member, Tajinere Mejebi – member, Eyuro Tata – Member.


The position for Financial Secretary, PRO, Asst. Secretary and a member are yet to be filled    



Monday, April 4, 2022

Olu of Warri doles out POS Machines for business growth in Delta


Olu of Warri doles out POS Machines for business growth  in Delta 


         The Olu of Warri Kingdom, Ogiame Atuwatse III with Olori Atuwatse III 


Olu of Warri doles out POS Machines for business growth in Delta 

His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III, the Olu of Warri alongside his Olori have given free Point of Sale (POS) Machines to small scale business owners in Warri Kingdom irrespective of tribal affiliation.


The empowerment Programme which was done in collaboration with Stanbic IBTC, where over 1000 POS Machines were distributed to beneficiaries comprising of men, women, widows and youths took place on Monday April 4, 2022 at Olu’s Palace field, Warri.


The Olu of Warri, Olori Atuwatse III & the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom, Chief Johnson Amatserunleghe flanked by representatives of Stanbic IBTC

In his brief speech, the Olu of Warri prayed and appreciated the beneficiaries for their self determination in providing for themselves, just as he assured the people of better days to come.


The Olu of Warri who spoke from his heart stated further that “If I have millions of dollars, I will make sure that I give them all to you. What I have I give it all to you today. This empowerment items you will receive today, God will give you wisdom to use them; you will see the prosperity that it will bring into your lives.”



Earlier in his speech, the Regional Agent, Network Manager, South Region of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, Mr. Perebor Awoju, appreciated the Olu of Warri and his Olori for the opportunity to be a part of their vision to create value and impact lives of the people of Warri Kingdom.


Olori Atuwatse III presenting POS Machine to one of the beneficiaries as Ogiame Atuwatse III looks on

“We are committed to driving Africas’s growth and one of the ways we do this is by meeting the lifestyle needs of the unbanked and the underbanked population while empowering businesses in our communities to provide digital financial services. This in turn promotes financial inclusion, and financial literacy and drives sustainable development. 


"Beneficiaries of the initiative are privilege to benefit from the means in which Stanbic IBTC expresses her passion and commitment to broadening opportunities and access to financial services for every Nigerian and African irrespective of  culture and location as our methodology and practices are not just the sales of products, rather, a process of identifying needs and providing the best solution possible," Mr. Perebor said.


          Cross section of prominent Chiefs in Warri Kingdom 

One of the beneficiaries of the Programme, Duakpemi Utieyinmi, who was overjoyed said that "I am excited and grateful; I hope to improve and expand my business with these accessories."


       One of the beneficiaries happily displaying her POS Machine 

Speaking in the same spirit of enthusiasm,  Ogiden Tuoyoa beneficiary said: "I am grateful, I have been searching for this opportunity, and God has used the Olu of Warri to bless me."


Sunday, April 3, 2022

Oritsema Nuko emerges Women Leader of Ikpere-Alemeje Traders Association

 Oritsema Nuko emerges Women Leader of Ikpere-Alemeje Traders Association

 Newly elected Women Leader of Ikpere-Alemeje Traders Association, Madam Oritsema Nuko


Oritsema Nuko emerges Women Leader of Ikpere-Alemeje Traders Association

Madam Oritsema Nuko has emerged the new Women Leader  of  Ikpere-Alemeje  Traders  Association following the just concluded election  held on Saturday April 2, 2022  at Ugborodo Town Hall where she pulled a total of 239 votes to give her a grand victory against her opponent, Mrs. Helen Tiemo alias Ugbekoro who got 95 votes.


In her acceptance speech, the new Women Leader of the famous Ugborodo group thanked God Almighty,  the Olu of Warri and his Council of Chiefs who took out time to ensure a peaceful and successful election, particularly the good women of Ugborodo Community for coming out  enmasse to exercise their franchise and making her their preferred choice.


Speaking to Warri Voice Correspondence shortly after the election, the founder and a one time Women leader of the group, Chief Mercy Olowu, the Utukpa Oritse-erun of Warri kingdom advised the new Women Leader to unite all members of the Association together for the group to move forward.

Ugbolokposo Community gets Free Medical Care

 Ugbolokposo Community gets free Medical Care  


Olori Atuwatse III receiving a warm welcome from two beautifully dressed Ukwekes


Ugbolokposo Community gets free Medical Care

Olori Atuwatse III has again provided free medical treatment and palliative care to over 300  people through her “Wuwu Ore Initiative” programme aimed at providing health care services to her people.


Olori Atuwatse III with women of Ugbolokposo Community 

The exercise which took place at Ugbolokposo community in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State was attended by youth, women and adults of the community with lots of medical doctors on ground to attend to patients .


While addressing the people of Ugbolokposo community,Olori Atuwatse III said that the medical outreach was aimed at making health care delivery more accessible to all, especially those who cannot afford it, assuring that the Programme will be a continuous exercise until all communities in Warri Kingdom benefits from it.


Olori Atuwatse III giving out palliative to mother and child 

Earlier in his address, Chairman of  Ugbolokposo community, Mr. Emmanuel Atserunboghoma thanked  Olori Atuwatse III for her kind gesture, saying that it is the first time in the  history of the community that they are experiencing such Royal benevolence.


                           Cross section of participants 

The Coordinator of the program Dr. Otake Owe disclosed that the health services provided by the Olori includes hematocrit (paked cell volume) screenings, full blood count screening, malaria screening, blood glucose screening, urine analysis, retroviral screening, etc.


Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr. Japheth Okotie appreciated Olori Atuwatse III for bringing succor to the people.

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