Monday, September 20, 2021

Why Senator Manager knelt before James Ibori, by associate

Must read

- Advertisement -

An associate of Senator representing Delta South, James Manager, has explained why he was seen kneeling before a former Governor, James Ibori, in a picture that has gone viral.

The source familiar with the matter told The Punch on Friday that it was just a sign of respect in Urhobo culture.

He confirmed the picture was taken on Wednesday when Manager paid Ibori a courtesy visit.

Providing the details, he said: “Senator went to visit him on Wednesday.

READ ALSO:   UNILAG mulls closing down hostels amidst COVID-19 infections among students

“Ibori is a senior, a king and an elder to him, being his former boss.

“Whenever you go to pay homage to an Urhobo elder or someone you hold in high esteem, you kneel down.

READ ALSO:   COVID-19: Nigeria has recorded a total of 187,023 infections – NCDC

 “It is a sign of appreciation for people to show who the person is to you.

“Things are just being twisted on social media.

“It is a personal relationship.

“You don’t expect the senator to stand up to address Ibori.

“Senator came to pay homage to him because he had not seen Ibori in a long time and he took drinks.

READ ALSO:   Bodies of 4 slain police officers lured by militants with bribe recovered

“Those are the drinks you see on the table in the picture.”

- Advertisement -

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
READ ALSO:   COVID-19: Physicians urge pregnant women to get vaccinated

- Advertisement -

Latest article

- Advertisement -