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Power tussle in Gbaramatu has been settled – group informs

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By Enaibo Asiayei

A group known as Concerned Indigenes of Oporoza Community, CIOC, has said that the communal squabble they had with the incumbent executive of Oporoza community in Gbaramatu Kingdom of Delta state, led by Mr. Johnbull Demebi, has been resolved.

In a press release made available to GbaramatuVoice and signed by Comr. Owei Amami (Coordinator), Comr. Freeborn Abraye (Spokesperson), Comr. Ibediwei Kosenen (member), Comr. Pina Ogrenfa (member), and Comr. Francis Sustain Igelemo ( member), the group said that the problem came to rest by the quick approach applied by the His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun  II, Aketekpe, Agadagba, the Pere of Gbaramatu kingdom, on Tuesday,  May 7  2019. 

The group thanked the King  and his chiefs in council for seeing the issue worthy of their intervention, and  also giving it a balanced judgement. 

According to the statement, “We hereby declare that we will abide by the decision of the traditional council of chiefs and want peace to reign in our community.

“We want to as well use this opportunity to render our apologize to the community, the elders, women, the traditional council and the entire people of Gbaramatu Kingdom, for the inconveniences our approach in this issue might have caused , as our actions were intended to display our patriotism and love for our community, but not to cause disaffection.”

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