ISSELE-UKU IYASE TITLE: Delta High court dismisses Ogbeowele claims

ISSELE-UKU IYASE TITLE: Delta High court dismisses Ogbeowele claims

By Festus Ahon, Asaba

The High Court, sitting in Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, has dismissed claims of Ogbeowele village as being reserved with the unique proper of the Iyase chieftaincy title below the Issele-Uku native legal guidelines and customs to appoint and current a candidate for the workplace of Iyase to Obi of Issele-Uku for affirmation and conferment.

Delivering the judgment, presiding Judge, Justice C.O. Ogisi, sealed the rotational system of the Iyase title between Ogbeowele village and Ogbeofu village, affirming that the 2 villages (Ogbeowele and Ogbeofu) reserve the rights to the Iyase title, one after the opposite.

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Meanwhile, there was jubilation within the Issele-Uku Kingdom, following the victory of Chief Innocent Etenmua Ashiedu of Ogbeofu village within the judgement.

Reacting to the victory, Chief Innocent Etenmua Ashiedu, gave God the glory for a profitable authorized tussle which he stated restored his honour and dignity as conferred on him by the Obi of Issele-Uku.

Represented on the celebration by his elder brother, Mr Victor Ashiedu, he appealed for peace and unity, reiterating his preparedness to serve and convey the wanted growth to the Issele-Uku Kingdom.


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