Onyedu Ndigbo to Replace the Title of Eze Ndigbo in Akure Kingdom

By: Tope Adedeji in Ondo

The Deji and the paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, Odundun II has given a month notice to the erstwhile acclaimed EZE NDIGBO in Akure, Mr. Gregory Ilohehika to consider accepting the title of “Igbo Leader” or “Onyedu Ndigbo” as against the proscribed tittle of Eze Ndigbo.

This followed the plea from eminent Nigerians within and outside the state who had appealed to His Majesty to forgive the erring leader.

A letter to this effect has been handed over to Mr. Gregory Ilohehika According to the Chief Press Secretary to Deji, Adeyeye Micheal, in a press statement made available to Westernpost on Saturday, that,the new approved traditional title should be for any Igbo Leader within Akure and its environ.

However, a month notice has been communicated to Mr. Gregory Ilohehika to accept this in good fate taking effect from the 1st of February, 2016.




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