Break! Oshiomhole dethrones monarch for woman battering, residents rebel

– A suspended monarch Anselm Eidenojie has been eventually deposed by the Edo state government 

– Mr Eidenojie had filed a suit against Governor Adams Oshiomhole accusing him of his fundamental human rights violation

– The development caused residents of Uromi town to stage a protest against the decision taken

Edo state government has removed Anselm Eidenojie as the Ojuromi of Uromi in Esan north-east local government area of the state.

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Anselm Eidenojie allegedly battered a woman

His dethronement was made official in a letter dated November 9, 2016, signed by Professor Julius Ihonvbere, the secretary to the state government.

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The government statement entitled, “Deposition from office as Ojuromi of Uromi: Addendum,” reads in part: “Please, be informed that the initial exco decision of October 26, 2016, has been further affirmed.

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Consequently, you have been deposed as the Ojuromi of Uromi, pursuant to Section 28 (1 and II) of the Traditional Rulers and Chiefs Law, 1979.”

Recall that Anselm Eidenojie had recently filed a lawsuit against Governor Adams Oshiomhole along with the commissioner of police, the assistant inspector-general ofpolice, the inspector-general of police, Ms. Okoebor and Matthew Okoebor, over his suspension.

The monarch described suspension as violation of his fundamental rights and demanded a compensation of N1bn for damages.

Recall that Mr Eidonojie had earlier been given a 7-day suspension for allegedly assaulting Ms. Betty Okoebor during the September governorship election.

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The incident was a follow-up to his failure to respond to a query issued to him and travelling outside the country without permission.

He was later suspended for one year over alleged misconduct and other offences.

Meanwhile, Punch reports about protests ongoing at major roads in the area, where Uromi town residents disagree with the governmnt’s decision.

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