His Royal Majesty, Eze Felix Enene Otuwarikpo, Ph.D, from Ihuaba Community in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State.
He is the Eze Igbu Upata III of Upata Kingdom, Ekpeye Ethnic Nation in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria.
He seats as Chairman, Ahoada East Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs and, he is the Regent, Eze Ekpeye Logbo In-Council. He is a First Class traditional ruler, duly recognized by the Government of Rivers State.
The monarch was elected to ascend the throne of his fore fathers by the Upata King Makers on August 26, 2017. Then, on Saturday, 16th September, 2017 His Royal Majesty, Eze Felix Enene Otuwarikpo was traditionally and officially presented to the public, and coronated as the Eze Upata Kingdom III.
On same day, at the Edeoha Universal Primary Education School ground, the Upata Kingdom’s traditional stool was elevated from second class to First Class by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State, Nigeria. Eze Felix Enene Otuwarikpo was until his induction into the traditional institution, a Director/Manager with the Industrial Training Fund ( ITF ), Corporate Office in Abuja.
He previously served as Head,Protocol and Special Services Division, and Head of Media/Publicity respectively in Jos, Plateau State office of the ITF. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in General Linguistics; Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree in Law and Diplomacy, with specialization in Conflict Reconstruction, from the University of Jos, Plateau State. Versatile and articulate, Eze Felix Enene Otuwarikpo is a Fellow of the pretigious Nigerian Institute of Public Relations; a Fellow of the Institute of Arts Management and Professional Studies.
Considering his selfless service, Eze Felix Enene Otuwarikpo was recently decorated as a Worthy Son of South South, WSS by the The First African Church. A modern King who, doesn’t believe in the past but, he has trust and works for the future.
He studied Global Business Strategy at the Galilee International Management Institute, Israel and had attended courses, seminars and conferences in and outside the Nigeria. His Royal Majesty, Eze Felix Enene Otuwarikpo, Ph.D, JP, AP, WSS is happily married with children.
Compiled by Egbe Buduzhi
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