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Governor Fubara Elevates King Ateke’s Stool From Second Class To First Class.

Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State has officially elevated the stool of the Amayanabo of Okochiri Kingdom, King Ateke Tom, from second class to first class status. This significant decision was announced during a ceremony held on Saturday, where the Okrika Divisional Council of Chiefs bestowed upon King Ateke Tom the prestigious title of “Kirike Be Se Puko,” which translates to “the Voice of Kirike.”

The elevation of King Ateke Tom’s stool to first class status represents a momentous recognition of his leadership and contributions to the Okochiri Kingdom and the wider community. It underscores the governor’s commitment to honoring traditional rulers and promoting their authority and influence in the region.

This decision is expected to further strengthen the position of King Ateke Tom within the traditional hierarchy, empowering him to play an even greater role in the governance and development of Okochiri Kingdom and its people. It is a testament to the enduring legacy and importance of traditional institutions in Rivers State and highlights the government’s efforts to uphold and preserve the cultural heritage of the region.

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