In response to The Nation, the Enugu State authorities has ordered the fast suspension of two conventional rulers within the state.
They’re HRH Igwe Bernard Nwoye, conventional ruler of Akwuke Autonomous Group and HRH Igwe Cyprian Ekwomchi, the standard ruler of Akwuke Uwani Autonomous Group.
An announcement by the Secretary to the Enugu State Authorities, Prof Simon Ortuanya mentioned the suspension is sequel to the breakdown of regulation and order within the two communities of Enugu South Native Authorities Space.
He additional defined that the suspension is for 30 days within the first occasion.
Their suspension was additionally linked to a mass protest by the indigenes of the 2 communities to the Enugu Authorities Home, “coupled with a petition towards the standard rulers by Mr Oliver Edeh, Nationwide President Akwuke City Union and Engr.
Chibuzor Ngene, President Common Akwuke Uwani City Union.
The petitions had been for themselves and on behalf of the individuals of Akwuke and Akwuke Uwani Autonomous Communities.
The authorities assertion defined that the suspension of the standard rulers was within the curiosity of peace, order and good governance.
The SSG famous that the motion is in compliance with Part 10(b) of the Conventional Rulers Regulation, Cap 151 Revised Legal guidelines of Enugu State, 2004.
An administrative enquiry is to be arrange by the State commissioner for Chieftaincy Issues in respect of allegations towards the affected conventional rulers.