In an unprecedented move, the octogenarian Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, HRM Dr. Emmanuel Ekemejewa Sideso, Abe 1, JP. OON led his Chiefs, political leaders and other stakeholders on a walk for peace and health from his palace to the Shell Ram, the boundary between Uvwie local government council(LGC) and Warri South LGC, a distance of about 10 kilometre
The monarch was accompanied by the local government chairman, Hon Ramson Onoyake, the Unuevworo of Uvwie, Chief Hope Akasa, Unuevworo of Ekpan, Chief Peter Iffie and several others amid applause and jubilation by onlookers, most of them could not believe the unusual spectacle
The Uvwie Peace and Health Walk programme is part of activities to mark the 15th coronation anniversary of HRM Emmanuel Ekemejewan Sideso, Abe 1, JP. OON, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom which kicked off about two weeks ago with a 21 cannon shots.
Speaking to journalists, Chief Omafume Amurun, Chairman of the “Peace and Health Walk” committee said the decision of the highly revered monarch despite his age to join the walk was unprecedented and a demonstration of his strong desire and prayers for a sustain peace in Uvwie and the health of his people
At the Shell Ram, the boundary between Uvwie and Warri South, the Uvwie Monarch prayed for the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, and all the people living in the neighbouring local government areas.