In a statement issued in Lagos by its secretary general, Mr. Henry Ebireri, the union said Okpe people at home and abroad are impressed by His Royal Majesty’s accomplishments.
“Your compassion and your humanity have made you a valued king not only to Okpe people but to people outside the kingdom. We love you and wish you great successes in the repositioning of our great kingdom” the statement said!
Continuing, the union said “ in our desire for change, we congratulate you for every success in your high and noble service to the people and your role in ensuring a better future for progress, prosperity and well-being for the people and the kingdom. We want to assure you of our firm determination to work with you to enrich the kingdom”
“The union wishes His Majesty, all members of the royal family continued good health and happiness and the people of Okpe Kingdom much progress and prosperity” the statement added.
Mujakperuo was presented to the Udogun Okpe where he was approved and ratified as Orhue 1, the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom on July 8, 2004. However, the installation ceremonies were delayed until July 29, 2006 due to a legal suit brought to bear on the process by AVM Frank Ajobena (rtd) who contested for the throne but lost