Okuama Killing: Wanted Delta Monarch Surrenders Self To Police

The Ovie of Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom, Ughelli South local government area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Clement Oghenerukevwe Ikolo, Urhukpe 1, has surrendered himself to the Delta State Police Command.

The monarch is one of the eight persons declared wanted by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) in connection with the gruesome killing of 17 army personnel in Okuama community in Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom of Ughelli South LGA of Delta State.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Bright Edafe, confirmed that the monarch had surrendered to the Police.

The monarch was received by the Commissioner of Police, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi.

According to reports, the monarch had been living in London, United Kingdom, before his recent selection and crowning as Ovie of Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom. He was presented with a staff of office by Delta State governor, Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, in November last year

Briefing journalists before surrendering himself to the Police, the monarch denied any involvement in the killing of the 17 soldiers, comprising four senior officers and 13 soldiers of the 181 Amphibious Battalion of the Nigerian Army.

Okuama, an Urhobo community, is one of the over 40 communities under the rulership of the monarch in Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom.

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