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Ex-Police Officer Elected As Monarch In Ebonyi Community

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A retired police officer, Chief John Nwokpor Nwophoke Odah has been elected by the people of Ndieze Enyim autonomous community in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State as their traditional ruler.

The Eastern Updates reports that Chief Odah who served and retired as a Sergeant in the Nigeria Police Force, is now the Eze-elect (Nwopho 111 of NdieborIshiagu) in Ndieze Inyimegu autonomous community.

Speaking after his election, he commended other aspirants for dropping their ambitions to support him in the interest of peace and development of the community.

The newly elected traditional ruler pledged “fairness and balance” in managing affairs between traditional worshippers and Christians.

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He attributed the increase in food insecurity in the South-East to communication gap between real farmers and politicians, adding that most incentives made for farmers ended in the hands of politicians who sell them to business owners for money.

The traditional ruler appealed to the federal and state governments for the early release of farm inputs and other necessary incentives to enable farmers get them as at when due.

Eze Nwokpor, who emphasized on the need for youth empowerment, blamed insecurity in the country on politicians “not settling their boys after using them to win elections “.

He also cautioned the youths to follow the culture of their land while embarking on marriage, in order to reduce cases of divorce in the society.

Eze Nwokpor is coming into power six years after the death of his predecessor, His Royal Highness, Eze Thomas Elom.

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