For the first time ever in Wakrike Bese (Okrika), Saturday 19 May, 2018, was a day of celebration in Kala Ogoloma Kingdom in Port Harcourt Local Government Area of Rivers State. The King of Kala-Ogoloma Kingdom HRM, King ADM., Dr. Goddy Idaminabo Idikisime-Olunwa JP., hosted Kings, Traditional Rulers, Chiefs and stakeholders to a special banquet in his Kingdom.
The banquet was attended by The Kings Banquet at Amadi-Ama Community Hall. Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.
Speaking, the king stated that “The gathering of the Okrika royalties and great Alapus here today is very significant. Significant because it will send notice to the cynics within and outside of Okrika that never again will the people of Okrika nay Kala-Ogoloma Kingdom allow themselves to be ignored in the scheme of things in Rivers State and the country in general.’’
He further stated, “In the past, the people of Kala-Ogoloma Kingdom particularly the Amadi-Ama Community had the Institution of Elders Councils which formed part of community leadership. These Elders’ councils have been constituted into Traditional Chancellors to act as advisers to the Amanyanabo and chiefs. Similarly, key community development areas have been identified and to be administered by selected competent individuals and chiefs who functions as secretaries. This is done to make community leadership productive and impactful on the people.’’
The king called on investors to take advantage of the peaceful disposition to invest in Kala-Ogoloma Kingdom.
Some royal Highnesses and other dignitaries in attendance were The Amayanabo of Kirike Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, King (Air Commodore) Tamuno-omisiki Ogube, Ogube 1, Perekune Kingoli 1, Amanyanabo of Okochiri Kingdom and The Sekuro1 of Niger Delta, His Royal Majesty, King Ateke Michael Tom, JP , His Royal Majesty, King Brig .Gen. Bright A. Fiboinumama (rtd) JP, Obeomomu Odo 1 of Abuloma Kingdom , His Royal Majesty, Eze Gbakagbaka, the King of Evo Kingdom,
His Royal Majesty King Acheseinimie M. Frank, JP Bolo-Luka VIII Amayanabo of Bolo,
His Royal Majesty, King Darick Acheseomie Obumuton IX, Amayanabo of Obumuton-Chiri Port Harcourt,
His Royal Majesty King Fred I.T. Tiene Perefi, Amayanbo of Ele Kingdom
The Kings banquet is the First of its Kind in Wakirike-bese to foster sustainable Peace, Unity and Progress for more Developments.
Also in attendance were Queens of several Kingdoms, led by, Queen Boma Idaminabo Idikisime Olunwa, including over three Hundred Chiefs, stake holders and dignitaries.
Kala Ogoloma is the sub-clan of Ogoloma speaking people of Okrika Nation in the land that has become Port Harcourt City of Rivers State.