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118-Year-Old Woman Appointed As Special Adviser In Bayesla State [Photos]

A 118-year-old woman has become a special adviser to a local government vice chairman in Bayelsa state.

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The vice-chairman of Kolokuma-Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa State, Brian Wotari has appointed 118-year-old woman, Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, as his “special adviser on elder matters”.

Orogono’s appointment was contained in a letter dated February 4, 2020, and signed by Bedford Ineye, one of the aides of the vice-chairman.

“It is my pleasure to inform you that you have been appointed as Special Adviser on Elder Matters to the Vice-Chairman, Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA,” the letter read.

“Your appointment is with immediate effect. Congratulations and accept the warmest regards from the Vice-Chairman.”

Ebinimi Abiama, a consultant with the local council, told an newsmen yesterday that the appointment was a show of solidarity with the aged people in the area.

“She wasn’t appointed so she could do the adviser work per se,” he said.

“But just as solidarity to carry the elderly people along. It is an honourary appointment. She is the oldest woman in the local government area and at her age, the pay she gets as an adviser is something to keep her going.

“The vice-chairman also intends to upgrade the living standard of the woman, as, amongst others, her house will be renovated.”

The vice-chairman promised to upgrade the standard living of the woman and her house will be renovated.

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KanyiDaily had also reported that Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle appointed a bread seller as his Senior Special Assistant on social media matters.

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