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Edo Monarch Urges Support For Buhari, Lauds Jonathan

By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu, Benin City
30 May 2015   |   11:04 pm
THE traditional ruler of Okpella Kingdom in Edo State, Okuokpellagbe of Okpella Kingdom, HRM Alhaji Eshioramhe Dirisu, yesterday, urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari irrespective of their political leaning. Speaking to journalists on the new government and the ongoing boundary crisis between his community and neighbouring Okenne in Kogi State, occasioned by the presence…

THE traditional ruler of Okpella Kingdom in Edo State, Okuokpellagbe of Okpella Kingdom, HRM Alhaji Eshioramhe Dirisu, yesterday, urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari irrespective of their political leaning.

Speaking to journalists on the new government and the ongoing boundary crisis between his community and neighbouring Okenne in Kogi State, occasioned by the presence of some solid mineral deposits, the monarch also praised former President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat to Buhari. The gesture, he said, averted serious crisis for the country.