Edo Govt. deposes Ojuromi of Uromi

Edo Govt. deposes Ojuromi of Uromi

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 9:36 pm

  • Adams Oshiomhole

    Adams Oshiomhole

Jethro Ibileke/Benin

The embattled Monarch of Uromi, Ojuromi of Uromi, Anselm O. Edenojie, has finally been deposed by the Edo State government.

His deposition is contained in a letter signed by Secretary to the State Government, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, dated 9th November 2016 and addressed to “Mr Anselm O. Edenojie”.

Entitled “Deposition from Office as Ojuromi of Uromi: Addendum”, the Government stated: “Please be informed that the initial Exco decision of 26th October 2016 has been further affirmed.

“Consequently, you have been deposed as the Ojuromi of Uromi pursuant to Section 28 (i & ii) of the Traditional Rulers & Chiefs Law, 1979.

“Kindly, therefore, disregard our letter of 4th November 2016 on the subject “Re: Letter of Apology to Edo State Government.”
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