The Global Celebration of the 150 years existence of the Kingdom of Opobo and fundraising, being organized by the Kaleidoscope Business Project LLC, in conjunction with King Jaja of Opobo, King (Dr.) Dandeson Douglas Jaja, Jeki V Treaty King, Amanayabo and Natural Ruler of Opobo Kingdom holds on March 6, 2021 by 9.00 AM (USA) and 3PM (CAT).
Rivers State Governor, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is the Special Guest of Honour and will be joined by Amb. Benaoyagha B.M Okoyen, Consul-General New York, Hon. Rep. Billy Mitchell, Amb. Gurjit Singh, Prof. S.J.S Cookey, Hon. Dr. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, Prof. Emeritus Augustine Esogbue, Dr. Jacqueline Mohair, Amb. Anil Trigunayat, and Delegate Darl Barnes.
Others dignitaries listed by the event are Prof. Joseph Igietseme, Alabo (Dr.) Reuben Mietamuno Saturday Jaja, Dr. Anthony Egobueze, and Dr. Victor Ozieh.
The Global Virtual 150 Years Celebration of the existence of Opobo Kingdom and fundraising, is part of the post events for the celebrations of the 150 years Anniversary of Opobo Kingdom.
Speaking on the event to journalists in Port Harcourt, HRM Dandeson Douglas Jaja, who is also Chairman, Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers stated that Opobo Kingdom has a rich and captivating cultural heritage to promote Tourism in Rivers State and Nigeria at large.
“From its location, Opobo is strategically placed because it easily reached out to set up trading posts with land-based farmer communities. The kingdom’s location on the interphase between Imo Rivers estuary and the Atlantic Ocean, has surrounded Opobo places the kingdom in an advantageous position,” King Jaja said.
He noted that the Kingdom of Opobo is open to partnering investors from around the world to capitalize on the investment opportunities that abound in the Kingdom.
CEO/Founder of Kaleidoscope Business Project, Deaconess Linda O.E Middleton in a statement said the event is predicated on developing a practical approach in building cross-cultural understanding between the Opobos (Rivers in general) and the global community, as well as attracting international investors to invest in the Kingdom as well as fostering its cultural heritage.
“The event is also intended to develop synergy that could significantly promote overall economic growth and friendship with Africans, Asians, Europeans, and Americans; and present the tourism potentials of the Opobo kingdom to the global community.
“The Global virtual celebrations would additionally address ways of bridging the information gap about the historicity and socio-cultural values of Opobo, especially within the context of her role in Rivers State.
“Kaleidoscope seeks to create a digital oasis where you can get lost in the beauty of the Kingdom,” Deaconess Linda O.E Middleton said.