Community Elects Monarch After 34 years
The tired network of Lilu in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, was agog on Saturday with the decision of Chief Godson Onyediri, an America-based legitimate illuminator and speaker as its conventional ruler.
The rise of the new ruler came 34 years after the passing of the last conventional ruler, the late Igwe Felix Olikagu in 1984. From that point forward, there had been one emergency after another with different intrigue bunches making cases to the position of authority.
In any case, the Lilu Chieftaincy Electoral Committee (LCEC) 2018, headed by Rev. Samson Okwudili, was set up to compose the race of another customary ruler for the network. Six people – Chief Bernard Ebuzoeme, Chief Felix Ezenwajiugo, Nze Onuoha Otuogbajie Ezelibe, Chief. Godson Onyediri, Prof. Michael Obi Onyekonwu and Chief Ezeanyaezu Ihichukwu demonstrated intrigue and picked application frames. They likewise independently marked an endeavor to comply with the result, being the prominent wish of the Lilu individuals.
Onyediri surveyed 1,148 votes to develop triumphant, beating his nearest equal, Onyekonwu who got 622 votes to the second position. Ebuzoeme surveyed 459 votes; Onuoha got 290; Ihichukwu 184 and Ezenwajiugo surveyed 18 votes.
The Igwe-choose drove in the festival of the 2018 New Yam celebration the following day, and finished it up with the thanksgiving administration at St. Charles Catholic Church, All Saints Anglican Church and the Christ Holy Church, Odozi-Obodo, Igbe Lilu.
In the interim, the oil-rich Obotobe kingdom in Burutu neighborhood chamber of Delta State, have introduced another ruler. Kingmakers, boss and individuals of the kingdom delegated another ruler, Emmanuel Wareweimi Arikawei as the Ebenanawei of Obotobe kingdom.
At the Ancestral Ogini Hall, the ruler was chosen, delegated and acquainted with the whole individuals of Obotobe kingdom by the team of Pa. Aretekumo Bibai and Pa. Officerowei Kuruboke, the Amakosuowei and Egede-Okosuowei separately.