Okpobrisi bags the highest honour of Owhelogbo kingdom

The Owhelogbo sons and daughters converged recently at the community to honour one of their illustrious son, Brig. Gen. Vote Okpobrisi as the OLETULOGBO of Owhelogbo kingdom (Ambassador Plenipotentiary), a title regarded as the most highest and prestigious in the history of Owhelogbo kingdom.

The title was conferred on him after the community has held their election, a process that took place on the 19th and 21st of December 2019.
Brigadier General Anthony Vote Okpobrisi is currently the Chief consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Director of El-Roi Eye Center, Ilupeju, Lagos.

The General is also Assistant Provincial Pastor in the Redeemed Christian of God in charge of IBCF parish Apapa— Lagos.
He graduated from the University of Benin as a Medical Doctor in 1981 and bagged the fellowship of West African of surgeons in Ophthalmology in 1990 and was awarded Fellow of the International College of surgeons in 2006.


He was commissioned into the Nigerian Army in 1979 as a Second Lieutenant, and rose to the rank of Brigadier General in 2003. He attended many courses in the military and held various appointments, including being Acting Head of the Medical Corps. He was awarded the highest award of Grand Service Star (GSS) in 2009 and retired from active service in 2014. He is happily married with children.

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