UPU Condoles with family of Late Asagba of Asaba

Urhobo indigenes resident in Asaba and environs, under the Urhobo Progress Union UPU Asaba Chapter, have visited the palace to pay their respects to the late ruler of the Asaba Kingdom, in a condolence call on the bereaved family.

In his message, the President of the UPU Asaba Chapter, Olorogun Austin Akpede described the late Asagba of Asaba as highly respected Monarch and a father to all Urhobos in Asaba.

Olorogun Akpede said the late monarch was a very profound and highly enlightened first class traditional ruler who positively impacted on all areas of human endeavors, noting that history would be very kind to him for his cultural revival and for the bold transformation in some areas of Asaba culture and traditions.

He recounted the various leadership capabilities in which the late Asagba had served within and outside the country, saying that many from all sectors of the economy, including the Urhobos, had enjoyed his leadership style, even as he noted that the Urhobos in Asaba and its environs were proud of the late monarch, urging the family to take solace in the legacies he left behind.

The eldest son of the late Monarch, Professor Anthony Edozien, represented by the third son, Louis Edozien, thanked the UPU Asaba Chapter for the extension of love and solidarity to their family.

Olorogun Akpede later signed the condolence register on behalf of the UPU delegation.

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