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15-year-old Delta boy becomes King after father's murder

21 February 2016, 13:06

Abuja - Chukwuka Noah was crowned as a king of the Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Delta State on Saturday, Punch reports.

The boy, crowned Obi Akaeze I, succeeded his father, the late Obi Akaeze Edward Ofolue III, following his kidnapping and death at the hands of gunmen in Januray.

The brief crowning ceremony was attended by several prominent citizens of the kingdom, including Isaac Anwuzia, Chairman of the Aniocha South LGA.

Also read: Delta assures union workers' salaries

Speaking during the ceremony, Palace Secretary Joseph Obazei, described the occasion as a "wonderful time in our time", saying that the new king can now begin giving direction to the town.

Chairman Anwuzia assured the Ubulu-Uku Kingdom of his support, stating that measures had already been taken to ensure the presentation of staff of office by the state Government.

Read more at Punch

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