Oba of Benin reconciles Uhie Village head, Oghobaghase Duke

His Royal Majesty, Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, CFR has reconciled the Edionwere of Uhie Village, Mr Alfred Oyemwenvbimina and the Enogie of Oghobaghase Dukedom in Ikpoba-Okha Local government Area of Edo State, HRH. Ilerhunuwa Akenzua.

Uhie village which is under Oghobaghase Dukedom, had been at loggerheads with HRH Ilerhunuwa Akenzua over the choice of Okaighele (Youth Leader) of Uhie Village before the recent intervention of Oba Ewuare II.

Addressing elders of Uhie Village and Enogie of Oghobaghase Dukedom, at Oba Palace in Benin City, Chief Osaro Idah, the Obazelu of Benin, after listening to the various submissions of the parties in the dispute, cautioned the Odionwere of Uhie Village, Mr Alfred Oyemwenvbimina to desist forthwith from overriding or usurping the authority of Enigie in decision-making.

Chief Idah who conveyed the decision of Committee that was set up by the Oba to reconcile the aggrieved parties in the dispute said, Mr Stephen Edobor who was appointed as the Okaighele (Youth leader) of Uhie by the Enogie subsists and advised the Enogie to also consult with elders on issues that bothers on Elders Porch
( Ogua-Edion) where Odionwere is an authority.

Chief Idah stated that the alleged unethical conduct, cited by the Odionwere of Uhie, Mr Alfred Oyemwenvbimina, is not sufficient to veto the decisions of Enogie of Oghobaghase Dukedom and directed the Odionwere to immediately convey Uhie elders meeting and enforce the decision of the Enogie regarding Okaighele’s appointment.

In obedience to the directive of the Oba, the Odionwere of Uhie, Mr Alfred Oyemwenvbimina conveyed elders and endorsed the appointment of Mr Stephen Edobor alongside Mr Jubril Igbinoba and Mr Osemwegie Ogbebor who are assist the Okaighele in performing his legitimate duty.

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Responding, the Okaighele of Uhie Village,Mr Stephen Edobor promised to ensure overall development of the Uhie Village and be transparent in performing the responsibilities assigned to them and sued for cooperation of the elders and youths for the overall development of the locality.

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