Alor community in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State has allegedly dethroned Igwe MacAnthony Okonkwo.
Okonkwo, who was deposed on Sunday by the Alor People’s Assembly, was among 13 traditional rulers who were accused of travelling to Abuja with oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, without permission from the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano.
As sanction for disobedience, Anambra State government had slammed a one-year suspension on the monarchs, but Alor community accused Okonkwo of gross misconduct besides the ill-fated trip, necessitating his removal.
In his place, the community selected Chief Ebelechukwu Chukwumesili as the new monarch of the community.
Chukwumesili was presented to Alor people by the Ifite section of the town, and adopted as the…