Introduction / History
The Okpe kingdom was established as early as the 17th century. It has a traditional ruler with the title Orodje of Okpe. The Okpe people are known to have migrated to found the present day Sapele and the Orodje of Okpe still exercises authority over the land of Sapele.
The illustrious kingdom of Okpe as history recalls had four sons: Orhue, Orhoro, Evwreke and Esezi. These four Okpe ruling houses later decided to adopt a rotational system to produce a ruler for the kingdom. This has helped to stabilize peace and social equality in the kingdom to this date.
Where Are they Located?
They are from southern Nigeria Delta state. They migrated from Edo State.
What Are Their Lives Like?
They are a cool, gentle people, educated and simple in manners with a rich culture
What Are Their Beliefs?
They believe in a god called Osolobrugwe.
What Are Their Needs?
Their greatest needs are in the areas of education and employment.
Historic information from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okpe, May 21,2013.
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