Suspended Anambra Monarch Dies Seven Says After Governor’s Pardon

Governor Willie Obiano

A monarch in Anambra State, whose suspension was lifted seven days ago, Igwe Nkeli Nzekwe Kelly has reportedly died.

He was the traditional ruler of Igbariam, Anambra East Local Government Area.

He was among the 13 monarchs suspended in August 2020 for travelling to Abuja to see President Muhammadu Buhari without permission from the Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano.

The suspension was lifted on December 31st 2020, by the governor.

Also Read: Anambra Gov, Obiano Suspends 12 Monarchs For Visiting Buhari

Nzekwe Kelly, was also, Chairman, Board of Trustees of the splinter Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide General Assembly

Before his sudden death on January 7, he had celebrated his 30th ofala festival on January 4.

The Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, C-Don Adinuba, confirmed his passing away to newsmen.

He also revealed that the monarch had been buried.


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