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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Embittered Youths Set Palace Of Imo Monarch Ablaze

No fewer than 200 youths have set ablaze the palace of the traditional ruler of Obollo autonomous community, Edwin Mbaeyi, in Isiala Mbano Local Government of Imo state.




Punch reports that an eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Collins, said that the palace was burnt over the refusal of the monarch to coronate one Chijioke Njokuocha as the traditional prime minister of the community after the death of his father, Samuel Njokuocha.


According to the source, the monarch’s preference for one Jasper Nwachukwu angered the youths who had gathered to witness the coronation of Chief Njokuocha. The youths, however, took laws into their hands when the event failed to hold.


He said: “Our traditional ruler has insisted on making Chief Jasper Nwachukwu our traditional Prime Minister as against the rightful owner. The position of the prime minister in our community is hereditary.


“After the death of our prime minister, Chief Samuel Njokuocha, our custom, and tradition demand that his first son, Chijioku Njokuocha, should be coronated. This issue started since 2016 and our traditional ruler has remained adamant and wants to go against the culture and tradition of our people.


Even the office of the governor on conflict resolution had mandated him to coronate the rightful person but he vehemently refused. After much persuasion, he agreed to do the coronation on Tuesday after he had boycotted it one month ago.


To the chagrin of the people who had gathered with much excitement to witness the ceremony he declined. The youths were embittered. They had no other option than to set the palace ablaze after the monarch had fled.




From Daily Post

26 comments:

  1. What's going on in Biafra land???Lord please take control and protect your children.From Abia State to Imo now state???. Well I like the fact that the youths are
    now rendering their voices but not with violence.

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    1. Very unruly people.Then they start saying their states are not developed when in the fit of anger, they destroy the few properties they have.

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    2. It's from Anambara to Abia, and now Imo. Or have you forgotten Ozubulu so soon?

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    3. Who cares, their village their monarch. Ndi ara. Pls let these biafrans go with their 5 states and let Nigeria rest

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  2. God help Nigeria.

    Selfish monarch + angry youths = disaster.

    *The coming of the Lord Jesus is here, amend your ways*

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  3. The Giant Of Africa has indeed fallen apart 🤦

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  4. Nigerians too dey vex, instead of them to transfer this aggression into making money, they are burning house..... Mtcheeeew

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  5. What is going on na. Igbos are not usually like this.

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  6. Nnamdi Kanu finally unleashed the dragons in his people. Now they themselves have become their own victims. Interesting...

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  7. Mitchel Uchendu, I concur with You. Our Youths are becoming useless and irresponsible by the day. Always ready to fight but never ready to work harder and challenge situations Mentally.I think Igbosare cursed, from their Governor's to their corrupt Ezes.

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    1. Miss Nigeria,it is ur tribe that are cursed.u won't contribute intelligently ,then keep quiet.

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  8. I like It that the Youth are now demanding what's right and refusing to take just anything. Even though I had wanted it to be done with no violence.

    At least this has taught the Selfish Monarch a lesson and has also sent word across to others who may want to take what rightly belongs to one and give another.

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    1. I spit on you. Why are those boys not doing something sensible with their lives? If any of them was injured, will anything happen to the person they are fighting for. The 'authentic monarch's' children should lead this war not this jobless boys

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    2. Anon you are very stupid...a wench like you.



      DontQuoteMe™

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    3. Who told you they do not have jobs or ain't doing anything? So they can't come together to fight for their rights? All the protests we have had in Nigeria hasn't always been held by jobless people you know... pls take that saliva back into your dirty mouth

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  9. Why would the mornach want to steal somebody's title, at lest in most igbo land, it has always been like that hereditary, so why Rob someone of is right

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  10. I don't understand this igbo people again

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  11. They shud better stay off imo state with their violence . yeye dey smell

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  12. Nnamdi kanu is evil!!! Unfortunately these fools are not seeing that... Using people to achieve evil ways

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  13. Wow This is my place oh..Wetin happen now...I need to call the youth leader...Gini bu Nonsense Ihia!!

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