Delta Traditional Rulers Laud Army Over Release Of Monarch After 3 Weeks Detention



Traditional rulers in Delta State have said that they are excited over the release of their colleague, Ewu monarch, His Royal Majesty, Clement Ikolo from military detention.

The Chairman and Members of the Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers in Asaba, lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Military High Command and Governor Sheriff Oborewori for their roles in facilitating the release of the traditional ruler of Ewu-Urhobo, Clement Ikolo from military detention over the killing of 17 soldiers at Okuama community in Ughelli South Local Área of Delta State.

The Chairman of the Council and Orodje of Okpe, Major- General Felix Mujakpuero, (rtd) Orhue 1 gave the commendation in a communique at the end of their monthly meeting in Asaba, the state capital.

The rulers from its monthly meeting, the monarchs particularly applauded the Senators representing Delta South, Delta North and Delta Central for facilitating the release of the Ewu-Urhobo Monarch.

“We are indeed grateful to all those who played different roles at different quarters to enhance the early release of our colleague from detention the people of Ewu-Urhobo kingdom are excited about the good news.

“The three Senators representing the three senatorial districts did exceptionally well by visiting the military authorities and the Ewu Urhobo Monarch while in detention”, the communique stated.

The Delta Monarchs also pledged their unalloyed support to the Delta state towards the attainment of continued peace and security in the State and also among other things commended the Delta State Government for the amicable resolution of the age long boundary dispute between Aladja and Ogbe — Ijoh communities even as the Council appreciated the people of the affected communities for given peace a chance.

They passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the council for their proactive approach to members welfare and over all wellbeing of traditional rulers in Delta State.

The meeting was attended by the first Vice Chairman and Pere of Akugbene Mien, Kalanama V111 and the 2nd Vice Chairman and Obi of Ubulu- Unor, Agbogodi Henry Kikachukwu 1 and the immediate Chairman of the Council, Obi of Owa kingdom Dr Emmanuel Efeizomor among several others.

Those present at the monthly meeting, include, the Chairman, Delta State Traditional Rulers Council and the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, HRM Major-General Felix Mujakpuero rtd Orhue 1 (middle) the 1st Vice Chairman of the Council and the Pere of Akugbene -Mein, HRM Stanley Perediegha Luke -Kalanama VIII (left) and the 2nd Vice Chairman/the Obi of Ubulu -Uno, HRM Obi Henry Kikachukwu PhD during the traditional rulers council meeting at its council secretariat in Asaba.


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