Chief Dr. Mike Okibe Onoja CON (the Akanaba k’Idoma and His campaign organization for the Benue South 2019 senatorial election identified and sympathized with the Obayas as HRH Obande Obeya ( the Oyame K’ Idoma) goes on an expedition to the great beyond.
HRH Obande Obeya who is a friend cum tradition ruler of chief Onoja being the Ada Enone simply translated to be the father of the Enone people comprising of three (3) LGAs including Ado the native home of Chief Dr. Mike Okibe Onoja CON ( the Akanaba k’Idoma). Chief Onoja who was at the ceremonial traditional rite in Okpoga, the country home of the fearless LION (HRH Obande Obeya) known for his generosity and opened mindedness which gave him the title of Oyame k’Idoma; Onoja described the expedition of HRH Obande Obeya as a great lose to the Idoma nation and Benue state hence, assert that it is untimely not really in view of his age or achievement in life but in consideration of the need for his wealth of experience which is critical in furtherance of peace and development in Idoma land however, in accordance with biblical injunction thank the Almighty God saying that the vacuum created by HRH expedition to the great beyond will highly be felt but appeals to the immediate family, friends, well wishes and the general public to find consolation in the life HRH had lived and the words of God thereby encouraging all to live life for the people and the society in a manner that heaven and health will be proud of them.
HRH Obande Obeya won the eulogy of all sounds and sundries at the ceremonial traditional rite in HRH honor as he goes on an expedition to the great beyond.
Among other dignitaries at the ceremonial traditional rite are the deputy gov. of Benue State, Engr. Benson Abouno, Dst. Sen. Abbah Patrick Moro, Chief Steven Lawani OFR and others.