Nigerian Royalty Visits Books For Africa Warehouse

Ovie (King) of Agbarha-Otor Kingdom (Urhoboland, Delta State, Nigeria), His Royal Majesty Ovie Richard Oghenevwogaga Ebelle Okorefe met with Books For Africa staff in the BFA Minnesota warehouse on September 2, 2022 to plan a shipment of 30,000 books to the students of Nigeria.

His Royal Majesty Richard Oghenevwogaga Ebelle Okorefe I said he deeply appreciates the mission and contribution of Books For Africa over the years. He authorized the book drive to benefit the schools and libraries in his kingdom. The book drive was announced at the Urhobo Progress Union America conference the same week in Bloomington. The Progress Union, made up of Nigerians living in the United States, works on behalf of the Urhobo people in Nigeria.

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