The Chairman of Bayelsa State Traditional Rulers Council, His Royal Majesty King (Sir) Godwin Igodo, the Ogbotom Edede (VII) of Atissa kingdom, has pledged to support the activities of the South-South Zonal office of the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), noting that he is very proud of the efforts of the Institute to revive and preserve the nation’s rich cultural heritage.

King Igodo, who made the pledge when the new Head of the South-South Zonal office, Mr. James Imohiosen, paid him a courtesy visit, in furtherance of his familiarization programme in the zone, said the State Council of Traditional Rulers will give the necessary support to make the activities of the Institute in the Zone to succeed.

Earlier, the  New Zonal head, Mr. James Imohiosen, expressed delight over the warm reception given to him and used the opportunity to intimate the royal fathers on the programmes and activities of the Institute.

He solicited the support of the traditional rulers, as custodians of the culture of the people, noting that that will go a long way in the actualization of the mandate of the Institute.

Also present at the occasion were the Vice Chairman of the State Traditional Rulers Council, HRM King George A. Lawson, HRH King Kikile, HRH (Sir) Anderson J. Olomu, and the Secretary of the Council, Mr. Richard Igoli.

The Zonal Head was accompanied by Uzefa Solomon Agoro, Moses Omorogbe, Udoyo Okpoyo, Orusoso Opukuma and Gloria Ephraim Umoh, all of the South-South Zonal office.

Corporate Affairs Unit