Delta State governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has dissolved the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council.
The dissolution of the Council followed the expiration of the Obi of Owa Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Obi (Dr) Emmanuel Efeizomor 11, led body.
Okowa in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Patrick Ukah, said the body would be reconstituted in due time.
“It is hereby announced for the information of the general public, particularly the highly esteemed Traditional Rulers of Delta State and Deltans in general, that the Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has approved the dissolution of the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council. The dissolution is sequel to the expiration of the tenure of the Council.
“I hereby convey the gratitude of the Governor of Delta State and, indeed Deltans at large, to members of the defunct Council for their very impactful contributions to governance during the period of their stewardship.
“The Council will be reconstituted in due course”, the statement said.