Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sacked the traditional ruler of Baabe Kingdom, His Royal Highness, Monday Noryaa, for his alleged involvement in cultism.
In a statement by his Special Assistant in Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, the governor said the withdrawal of Noryaa’s Certificate of Recognition takes immediate effect.
- “The withdrawal of Government Recognition from HRM Chief Monday Frank Noryaa followed his indictment on cult-related activities within his kingdom.
- “The Traditional Ruler was also indicted for harbouring cultists, leading to insecurity in the area.
- “Governor Wike reiterated that his administration remains committed to the promotion of peace and security across the state, stating that any Traditional Ruler or Government Functionary indicted for promoting insecurity will face the full weight of the law,” the statement read.