Obi Chukwuka, the 17-year-old son of kidnapped king of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, HRM Obi Akaeze Ofulue III, who was killed by his abductors in January 2016, has ascended the throne of his forefathers.
The late 52-year-old king was on 5th January 2016 abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Obior/Igbodo Road, Delta State, along with his driver and his corpse was found at Ekpon in Edo State at 3p.m. on 21st January 2016.
The new king is Obi (King) Chukwuka Noah Akaeze I, and he has been presented to the people of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom. The presentation of the 17-year-old king followed the fulfillment of different traditional rites that led to his crowning by the kingmakers of Ubulu-Uku. Obi (King) Chukwuka Noah Akaeze I was first presented to the members of the Royal family before the presentation to the council of elders at the palace.
In another story, A few days after Obi Chukwuka’s enthronement as King of the Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Delta State, Nigeria, he Meets Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Delta State at the Delta State Government House, Asaba