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Abia Traditional Ruler Dethroned & Arrested For Sponsoring Kidnapping


The Abia State Government wishes to inform all residents of the State that the Traditional Ruler of Amauba-Ime Oboro Autonomous Community in Ikwuano LGA of the State, Eze Vincent Okezie Uche is under arrest and has been charged to court for sponsoring kidnapping and armed robbery.

Consequently, Eze Vincent Uche is hereby dethroned as the Traditional Ruler of Amauba-Ime Oboro Autonomous and his Staff of office withdrawn.

The Abia State Government also wants to inform the general public that the following Traditional Rulers, namely, Eze Okechukwu Atulobi of Osusu Abala Autonomous Community; Eze Nwabiaraije Eneogwe of Abayi Autonomous Community, and Eze S. Onwukwe of Abala Ibeme Autonomous Community, all in Obingwa LGA of the state, have been suspended as Traditional Rulers of their communities.

The decision to suspend the three royal fathers followed security reports of their serious involvement in sponsoring kidnapping and armed robbery in the State, for which they are currently under investigation. The State Government wants to assure the entire citizenry that it will not stop at anything to eradicate the shameful manace of kidnapping and armed robbery in the State as any person/s suspected to be behind this ugly vocation, no matter how highly placed will be summarily dealt with.

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