Enugu Govt summons LG Chairman, monarch over demolition of blind man’s house


Enugu Government has summoned the Local Government chairman of Igbo-Etiti local government area of the state, Nkechi Ugwu-Oju, and the Traditional Ruler of Umuezike Community, H.R.H Igwe Christopher Okwor, to appear before the Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs, Dr. Charles Egumgbe, in his office on Tuesday, September 21 at 10am.

A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, disclosed that the state government is deeply worried by the allegation of the involvement of the Traditional Ruler of Umuezike Community in the demolition and the negative effect of the development on the peace and security of the Community.

He reassured the people of Enugu State of the state government’s commitment to their welfare, as well as the peace and security of the state.
The house of a 65-year-old blind man, located at Uwani Otobo, Umuezike Community in Aku, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, built by a philanthropist was recently, pulled down by thugs alleged to be working for the traditional ruler.


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