The Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, Major General Felix Mujakperuo, HRM Orhue 1 since ascension to the throne of Okpe Kingdom has abolished the worshipping of Adane-Okpe deities.
The Orodje abolished the worshipping of Adane-Okpe deities on every December and converted it to an annual thanksgiving service to God Almighty.
Okpe Christian Assembly was formed in conjunction with other Okpe ministers led by late Rt Revd. Diamond Emuobo who transited to great beyond early 2020.
Most Revd. Godday Iboyi Okokporo JP, took over the reign of OCA in 2018.
As usual, 2020 Okpe Christian Assembly thanksgiving service was held at the model Udogun-Okpe Edion Hall on penultimate Saturday with the theme, “The Almighty God”.
In his sermon, the Deputy President General of Okpe Christians Assembly, Rt Revd. Great Omastaye, JP took his text from the book of Isaian 9:6.
He said we have every reason to praise God, pouring eulogy on HRM Orhue 1 who like King David respects God, noting that, through our respected Orodje, Okpe is in the hand of God.
Biship Omastaye said when leaders of Okpe were dying, our God fearing monarch called on Christian Ministers to intercede and God heard our intercessory prayer, and the death stopped.
The bishop noted that we have been hearing of farmers been killed in some parts of the country, kidnapped and raped but Jehovah God spared Okpe Kingdom, what about #ENDSARS protest, Okpe was protected.
He quoted Col. 4; Psa. 82:1 and Psa. 124 which say “if it has not been the Lord, who has been on our side, the enemies would have swallowed us”. This happened because we have people that serve God and our king fear God.
Speaking earlier, the President General of Okpe Christian Assembly, Most Revd. Godday Iboyi Okokporo, JP informed Okpe people to identify with their ethnic groups wherever they found themselves, noting that you were giving birth to by Okpe parents before you become whatever you are today.
He said Okpe should pray so that the next Delta State Governor should come from the kingdom, nothing that, they are qualified in financial, academic and otherwise.
In his own speech, the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, HRM Orhue 1 appreciated Okpe Ministers for their prayers. He also remembered and Talked about some Okpe great sons who have died during the year.