JUST IN: Delta Monarchs Promise To Help Apprehend Soldiers’ Killers

Governor Sheriff Oborevwori (middle); the chairman, Delta State Traditional Rulers Council, Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, HRM Felix Mujakpuero, Orhue 1 (right) and the 1st vice chairman of the Council/Pere of Akugbene -Mein, HRM, Stanley Perediegha Luke -Kalanama VIII during the meeting of the Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers in Asaba. PHOTO: BY FELIX LGBEKOYI

Delta Monarchs Promise To Help Apprehend ' Killers


Traditional rulers in have pledged to assist security agencies to fish out those involved in the killing of officers and of the at in the state.

Rising from a meeting of the Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers in Asaba, the monarchs condemned in the strongest terms, what they called unprovoked and barbaric attack which led to the death of the officers.

In a five-point communique issued at the end of the meeting, the council chairman and Orodje of Okpe, Major-General Felix Mujakpuero (rtd), Orhue 1, commiserated with the immediate families of the slain officers, the Army and the Federal Republic of Nigeria and prayed to grant their souls eternal rest.                                              

The Delta monarchs called on the Delta State to set up an independent investigative panel of inquiry to ascertain the immediate and remote cause or causes of the communal crisis between the and communities.

The Delta royal fathers also appealed to the Nigerian Army to carry out their search for the perpetrators of the dastardly killing of the gallant officers in line with global best practices.            

The royal fathers called on members of the public to stop peddling falsehood and unsubstantiated claims as such action could exacerbate the fragile peace in the state. 

The meeting was attended by the immediate past chairman of the council and Obi of Owa, Dr Emmanuel Efeizomor 11, the first vice chairman and Pere of Akugbene mien, SP Luke Kalanama V111 and the 2nd vice chairman and Obi of Ubulu – Unor, Agbogodi Henry Kikachukwu 1 among others.


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