Delta Kingdom Loses 115 Years Old Monarch




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By Ochuko Akuopha

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – OLEH – ODIO-OLOGBO of Irri Kingdom, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, HRM Joshua Aghagba, Amathovo I, has passed on, aged 115 years.

Announcing monarch’s demise, the kingdom in a statement, said he “passed on peacefully and this was witnessed by all his biological children and members of his immediate family”.

statement signed by the President- of Irri Federated Union, Chief Adonis Abuwere and the monarch’s son Joseph Aghagba said the was “a devoted Anglican all his life.

”As leader and representative of the Amathovo ruling house of Irri kingdom, he completed all his traditional chieftaincy rites. He eventually became the Odio-Ologbo of Irri kingdom with the staff of office presented to him by His Excellency, Senator on 30 November, 2017.

“During his last days, HRM’s request from man and prayer to God was for his kingdom of Irri to be peaceful, progressive and prosperous. Today, Irri kingdom enjoys relative peace with stable leadership.’

Culled from Tribune