A Photo Gallery of 8th UHS Annual Conference
Held at Effurun and Ovu, Urhoboland, Delta State, Nigeria, 27-29 November, 2009

Photo Gallery Compiled by Peter Ekeh.
Memorial Wreath-Laying at the Grave Site of
Chief T. E. A. Salubi
President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (1961-1983).

November 29, 2009
Ovu, Urhoboland, Nigeria



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Opening Ceremony

Academic Sessions

UHS Ovu Cultural Day

Memorial Wreath-Laying

Memorial Wreaths: Okoro

Memorial Wreaths: Okpodu

Memorial Wreaths: Salubi

Memorial Wreaths: Mrs. Mowoe

Memorial Wreaths: Mrs. Okumagba


UHS Thanksgiving Service

Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony: Chief  Johnson Ukueku

Awards Ceremony: Chief E. K. Clark

Awards Ceremony: Onigu Otite

Awards Ceremony: Sam Erivwo

Awards Ceremony: Oghenekaro


Awards Ceremony: Felix Ibru


 Awards Ceremony: Moses Taiga

Awards Ceremony: Ighomrore

Awards Ceremony: Mukoro

Awards Ceremony: J. Barovbe

Awards Ceremony: S. S. Obruche

Awards Ceremony: Oskar Ibru


Awards Ceremony: V. O. Akpobome

Awards Ceremony: C. Bakpa

Awards Ceremony: Helen Ekeh


Awards Ceremony: O. Oyiborhoro

Awards Ceremony: V. Obruche

Awards Ceremony: M. Barovbe

UPU President-General at Ovu


Urhobo Aristocracy at  the Conference


Venerable Participants


Personalities at the Cobference





Dr. Thomas Akpomudiare Salubi (right), Chief T. E. A. Salubi's heir, welcomes Professor John Enaohwo, President of Ovu Union, to the grave site of his father. Chief Young Obenobe of the UPU looks on.


Dr. T. E. A. Salubi welcomes Olorogun Felix Ibru, President-General of Urhobo Progress Union, to the Salubi Mansion where Chief T. E. A. is buried.


 Olorogun Felix Ibru lays a wreath at the elevated grave site of Chief T. E. A. Salubi. Observing at his right are Chief Young Obenobe, UPU Spokesman, and Simeon Ohwofa, Vice President, Urhobo Social Club, Lagos. Watching at Olorogun Ibru's left are Professor John Enaohwo and Chief Johnson Barovbe.


Olorogun Felix Ibru steps back from the grave site of Chief T. E. A. Salubi.


Olorogun Felix Ibru and his colleagues ponder the significance of the ocassion.


Chief T. E. A. Salubi's eldest children -- Chief (Mrs.) Benedicta Nwariaku and Chief Dr. Thomas Akpomudiare Salubi -- are surrounded by extended family members and friends to savour this grand occasion as they stood before the magnificent statue of their father.


A view of the grand grave site of Chief T. E. A. Salubi.


A view of the distinguished bronze statue of T. E. A. Salubi at his grave site.