Senator Iroegbu in Abuja
The Afenmai Patriots has commiserated with the people of Bini Kingdom and the Edo State government on the death of the Bini Monarch Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa.
The Coordinator of the Afenmai Patriots, Dr. Kennedy Izuagbe, and the interim spokesman of the group, Mr. Lucky Anyia, in a statement on Monday, described the death of the sage as a huge loss to the people of Edo State particularly at this period when his wealth of experience would have greatly been needed.
The group noted with nostalgia his sterling leadership qualities which helped to translate to peace and tranquility across Edo land.
Afenmai Patriots further described the late Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo as a non triabalized monarch, a man of honour, integrity and above all a first class technocrats.
“We the Afenmai people will greatly miss the Oba for his uprightness and justice noting how he stood solidly with Comrade Adams Oshomhole an Afenmai son in the turbulent days,” the statement read.