… I can’t turn over to vacuum– Regent.
By Ochuko Akuopha.
OLEH– AN indigene of Ibrede neighborhood, Ndokwa-East City government Location, Delta State, Mr. Victor Akokomebe, has actually petitioned the state Commissioner of Authorities, implicating the Regent of the kingdom, HRM Patrick Iliromah of hesitating to give up power on the expiration of his period as the Odio-Ologbo of the clan.
The petition composed on Akokomebe’s behalf by his lawyer, F. F Onomerike read: “Our customer notified us that upon the death of HRM J. D Iliromah on Might 8, 2016, the oldest making it through child, Patrick Iliromah instantly became the Regent Odio-Ologbo of Ibrede clan in accordance with the statement made under Area 8 of the Conventional Rulers and Chiefs Order, 1979, specifying the traditional law controling succession of the title of Odio-Ologbo of Ibrede shows that Patrick Iliromah’s acting capability as Regent is 3 years.”.
The petition kept in mind that on the strength of the statement and notification of the shift of HRM J. D Iliromah, the then Odio-Ologbo of the kingdom Might 10, 2016 “plainly reveals that his Regency has actually expired and thus ended,” declaring that Patrick Iliromah had on August 21, 2019, provided Edios/Chiefs in Council on some individuals in the kingdom.
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On the other hand, Akokomebe in a declaration explained the stated August 21, 2019 conferment of Edios/Chiefs in Council as void, alerting that business, organizations and anybody who relate with Patrick Iliromah as Regent Odio-Ologbo of the clan do so at their own threat.
However in his response, Patrick Iliromah kept in mind that in the gazette of the kingdom, “There are 2 wards; wards A and B. The period of the Odio-Ologboship remains in ward A and now that they are declaring that my period has ended and ward B has not develop a prospect due to the fact that it is expected to go to ward B, am l expected to abandon workplace to develop vacuum?”.
Implicating those behind the petition of attempting to develop unneeded stress in the neighborhood, he stated: “It is not practical for me to be here. I am awaiting the other Ward, so what is the petitioners’ issue? Am l expected to turn over to them?”.
On claims of conferment of chieftaincy titles, he stated: “Given that I have actually not turned over, l can give Chieftaincy titles.”.