A former Chairman of Sagbama local government council, Chief (Barrister) Peres Peretu has been installed with the chieftaincy title of ONUABORO of Tarakiri clan.
The epoch making ceremony conducted by the Pere of Tarakiri clan, King Richardford Koroye, which featured prominent traditional and political friends of new chief Peretu held at the palace of the Pere in Toru Orua.
The office of the ONUABORO of Tarakiri clan became vacant following the passing await it’s last occupant Chief Eberiye Sagamu.
Presenting chief Peretu to the Tarakiri council of chiefs, the Amananaowei of Angalabiri, Dr Famous Eseduwo recalled that at the expiration of two weeks period of declaration of interest, only chief Peres Peretu so declared his interest.
Consequently, he said at an election conducted in his palace on May 29th this year, with a team if observers led by Hugh Chief Patrick Weridongha, Chief Peretu popped 25 votes out of the 25 number of members present.
Receiving Chief Peretu, before calling on the Pere of Tarakiri to formally instal the new chief, acting chairman of the Tarakiri council of chiefs, Chief (Dr) Seiyifa Koroye commended the diligence of the Angalabiri people in the choice of chief Peretu.
In a vote of thanks, the latest chief in town, Chief Peres Peretu, thanked God and appreciated the Pere as well as the entire people of Tarakiri clan for good leadership.
He particularly thanked the Pere for good leadership, stressing that the kingdom was fortunate to have him as it’s leader.
He also expressed gratitude to friends, relatives and political allies who found time to grace the occasion praying that God will bless them Abundantly.
Prominent guests at the event included, the commissioner for local government, chief Thompson Amule, member representing constituency one in the state house of assembly, acting Amananaowei of Bolou Orua, Dr Ayakeme Whiskey, permanent secretary Hitler Dickson executive secretary of the Bayelsa SUBEB, chief Victor Okubonanabo, chief Samson Poripo among others.