GBO launched her community service project, which is one of it’s kind, an inter city transport traffic order control in Benin City. T-shirts and jackets including money were given to Bonaventure and other trafic control personel to help in the proper control of traffic especially arround primary and secondary schools in Benin City.


GBO officially launched her organisation in Lagos State including Ogun State residence. This Inaugural ceremony was attended by eminent personalities from Europe amongs whom were GBO welfare officer, Madam Rita Iyinbor, President of GBO worldwide , Madam Meg Okao. GBO cultural Ambassador, Princess Aibiokunla Okao, Uwagboe Ogieva Secretary General of GBO organisation, and Madam Abu from Italy. Chief Jerome Eromosele, The Abiogega of Ebelle Kingdom, (Esan). Chief Dr. Otibi (Esan), Mrs Florence Omogiate, GBO Lagos coordinator and GBO Lagos Secretary, Mr Eghosa Omogiate (Igbanke) were all present at the event. From the palace of the Oba of Benin in Benin city was Chief Omo Osagie Utetenegiabi. Bale of Abule Oko, Ogun state. The Event took place at Kolkay Hotel & Suit.

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19th OF MAY,
GBO officials in Nigeria and delegates from Europe paid an appreciation visit to a prominent Benin Chief, who donated a building for GBO secretariat in the heart of Benin City. The secretariat is set to open in the city center once all renovations and equipting of office are fully completed.


21st OF MAY,
GBO succeeded in officially registering the organisation in United Kingdom as FORUM OF GREAT BENIN ORIGINS IN DIASPORA LTD. This registration was made possible and effected by Dr. Charles Omorodion whose is a management consultant and practitioner in the United Kingdom. Dr. Charles Omorodion is the organisation Policy and research Director. GBO now have an official office and consultant in the United Kingdom.


3rd OF JUNE, 2019,

Great Benin Origins Organisation Worldwide was registered in the United Nations.
The confirmation of GBO organization’s acceptance was received through a reply notification that recognized the incorporation of the profile of “Forum of Great Benin Origins in Diaspora” into (Development of Economic and Social Affairs) DESA’s Civil Society database, of the United Nations. The realization of this giant stride was made possible through the instrumentality of our distinguished Dr. Charles Omorodion. FCEA, DMS, DipM, MCIM, MBA. PhD. President, Edo National Association UK. Director Policy & Research GBO. Chairman, Reconciliation committee, GBO. Dr. Charles Omorodion is a professional management consultant expert in the United Kingdom.


Great Benin Origins In Diaspora organisation hope to hold their 1st Anniversary and worldwide conference in Rome, Italy on the 17TH OF AUGUST 2019.


GBO welcomes companies, investors, individual partnership or membership to continue expanding community for collective, effective and productive societal growth and development.

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Our Success is not how high we have climbed, but how we make a positive difference to the world.


Thank you


Uwagboe Ogieva
Secretary Of GBO
25th Of May, 2019


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