He is most renowned as His Majesty, the ruler of Odioama Kingdom. Odioama Kingdom is part of the Nembe-speaking community located in the coastal region of the Niger Delta. HRM Cadbury George Omieh held the throne for more than three decades, ruling for over 30 years
Samuel Timinipre Owonaro hails from Kaiama town in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Area of Bayelsa state. He was among the pioneer post-independence revolutionaries that fought for the liberation of the Nigeria delta. He featured greatly during the Nigeria civil war of 1967 to 1969 as an Army Captain.