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The Global News reports that HRM Clement Ikolo Oghenerukevwe, the traditional ruler of Ewu Kingdom in Delta State has surrendered himself to the Police.

Recall that the traditional ruler was declared wanted following the killing of 17 soldiers in the Okuama community.

The monarch was declared wanted along side Prof Ekpekpo Arthur, the President-General of Ewu and six others by the Defence Headquarters of the Nigerian Army.

The traditional ruler held a Press Conference briefing before submitting himself to the police.

The monarch said, “I am very surprised that my name as the monarch of the kingdom will appear in the list of wanted persons.

“I have no hand in the killings, I have no hand in encouraging anybody to kill anybody, it is against my philosophy as a human being and my faith as a Catholic.

“It is a serious crime against humanity and they need to look at the appropriate places and do thorough investigation to know all those who has committed this and bring them to bookans let justice prevail.

“I am not a party to this and like I have said earlier, the state government is aware of the turbulence I have been going through and as I speak, an arrangement was made by the government to invite the opponents recently just before this happenings.

“To invite those who are fighting me in the kingdom to reconcile the differences and allow me to go into the kingdom and start to rule as the monarch of the place.

“I have not being able to set up anything, I have not been able to set up my traditional council, I have done nothing in the kingdom.

“So I barely know anything right now, I have no information, I know nothing I am only just in the process of set up a structure to enable me rule in the kingdom.”

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