Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono
Brian Wotari, vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa state, has appointed Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, who is believed to be 118 years old, 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.”
“But just as a solidarity to carry the elderly people along. It is a 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.”
See a copy of her appointment letter signed by Bedford Ineye, the Vice chairmant of the LGA below: