Alor neighborhood in Idemili South Native Authorities Space of Anambra State has allegedly dethroned Igwe MacAnthony Okonkwo.
Okonkwo, who was deposed on Sunday by the Alor Individuals’s Meeting, was amongst 13 conventional rulers who have been accused of travelling to Abuja with oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, with out permission from the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano.
As sanction for disobedience, Anambra State authorities had slammed a one-year suspension on the monarchs, however Alor neighborhood accused Okonkwo of gross misconduct moreover the ill-fated journey, necessitating his elimination.
In his place, the neighborhood chosen Chief Ebelechukwu Chukwumesili as the brand new monarch of the neighborhood.
Chukwumesili was introduced to Alor individuals by the Ifite part of the city, and adopted because the monarch-elect by the neighborhood at a city corridor assembly presided over by the President-Normal of Alor Individuals’s Meeting, Chief Uzoma Igbonwa.
He was later topped by the kingmaker of Uruezena village, Alor, Edwin Ezeoke, whereas the standard workers of workplace was handed over to him by Eze Ofo of Alor, Chief Gibson Onyekaonwu of Umuoshi village.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, who hailed from the neighborhood and in addition attended the assembly on Sunday expressed confidence that the brand new monarch would rule the individuals nicely, restore peace and construct bridges of friendship amongst his individuals which he stated eluded the neighborhood within the previous order.
Ngige stated, “You possibly can see the temper of the city’s individuals; pleasure in all places as a result of it was a tortuous journey however I instructed them to abide by the rule of legislation. Alor individuals spent seven years in court docket to get their city’s authorities legitimated.
“And the city’s authorities put in course of the election of a brand new Eze Di Ora Mma in accordance with the structure of Alor individuals”.
“All people is pleased with the event; I’m pleased with my individuals. I’m a person of rule of legislation,” the minister stated.