ANAMBRA STATE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED LIFTING OF IGWE ELIBE OKONKWO’S SUSPENSION.
The Anambra State government through the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community affairs Chief Greg I. Obi made the official statement in several newspaper publications personally signed by the commissioner.
The statement made available to RPTVBLOGS read;
His Excellency Chief Willie Obiano the executive governor of Anambra State after due consideration, passionate pleas from the council of Anambra State traditional rulers, concerned indigenes and stakeholders in Anambra State, by the powers vested in him under the traditional rulers law 2007 as amended has reviewed the suspension of the following traditional rulers in the following terms.
- IGWE MACANTHONY CHINEDU OKONKWO of ALOR
- IGWE SIMON IKECHUKWU CHIDUBEM of UMUMBO
- IGWE A. N. ONWUNEME of IKENGA
- IGWE CHUKWUMA VINCENT ORJI of IKENGA
- IGWE S. O. UCHE of EZIRA
THEIR SUSPENSION BE LIFTED AND IS HEREBY LIFTED!
In the statement three traditional rulers are still serving their suspension and they are;
- IGWE KELLY N. NKELI of IGBARIAM
- IGWE DR. EMEKA ILOUNO of IFITEDUNU
- IGWE PETER A. UYANWA OF UKWULU
Three other Igwes had their certificates withdrawn according to the government statement and they are Igwe of Nawfia, Igwe of Owelle and Igwe of Abacha.
The statement was duly copied to the Chairman Anambra State traditional rulers council, Anambra State Commissioner of police, the Director of DSS Anambra State and several other relevant bodies in the state.