April 20, 2024

Delta monarchs laud Tinubu, others over release of Ewu — Urhobo’s traditional ruler

Delta monarchs laud Tinubu, others over release of Ewu — Urhobo’s traditional ruler

By Victor AhiumaYoung

The Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers, DSCTR,  has commended president Bola Ahmed Tinubu , the Military High Command and Governor Sheriff Oborewori for 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, in a communique at the end of DSCTR’s monthly meeting in Asaba, the royal fathers also lauded the Senators representing Delta South, Delta North and Delta Central for spearheading the initiative for the release of the  Ewu-Urhobo monarch.

The meeting was attended by the immediate past chairman of council and Obi of Owa kingdom, Dr Emmanuel Efeizomor 11, 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 among several others.

According to the communique, ‘’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.”

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‘’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 monarchs pledged their unalloyed support to the Delta State towards the  attainment of continued peace and security.

They equally lauded the 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.     


The royal fathers passed a vote of  confidence on the leadership of the council for its proactive approach to members welfare and over all wellbeing of traditional rulers in Delta state.