Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his predecessor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan are set to grace the “2022 Annual NUJ, Warri Correspondents Chapel’s Press Week Lecture/Award Night”.
Chairman of the Chapel, Comrade Okies Okpomor disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Warri, saying the weeklong event is scheduled to hold between March 19 and 23, 2022, with the theme: “2023 General Election and Security”.
Okpomor said that the event would climax on 23rd at the Casa de Pedro Hotel in Effurun near Warri, Delta State.
Speaking on the arrangement, the chairman said that the Chapel would visit Orphanages on Saturday, March 19th.
He said that the visitation would be closely followed by a novelty football match on Monday, March 21st.
He added that the occasion would be chaired by Amb. Godknows Igali, former Federal Permanent Secretary and former Nigeria Ambassador to Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
“Governor Okowa will be the Special Guest of Honour while the duo of Dr Uduaghan and Olorogun (Barr.) Kenneth Gbagi, former Minister of State for Education will be the Guest Speakers.
“Uduaghan will speak on the topic: “2023 Elections and Roles of the Media” while Gbagi will deliver a lecture on “Security Challenges Ahead of 2023 Elections and way Forward,” he said.
According to Okpomor, the royal fathers of the day include Ogiame Atuwatse 111, the Olu of Warri Kingdom, his counterpart, HRM, Dr Emmanuel Sideso, Abe 1, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom.
Others are HRM, Monday Whiskey, Udurhie 1, Ovie of Idjerhe Kingdom and HRM Mathew Egbi, Owahwa 11, Okobaro of Ughievwen kingdom.