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Asaba Monarch, Obi Joseph Edozien Dies At 100

The traditional ruler of Asaba, the Delta State capital, His Royal Majesty, Obi (Prof.) Joseph Chike Edozien is dead.

Edozien, who was the 13th Asagba of Asaba, joined his ancestors on Wednesday, 6 February, 2024

The late monarch, who recently commenced activities marking his 100th birthday anniversary, had said that the country’s economy was in a state of comatose, while corruption and ethnic biases have deepened.

 “I am very happy to be here alive and healthy to celebrate my 100-year birthday.

“My New Year message to our leaders is that they need to fight corruption and review the constitution,” Edozien had said,

As at the time of filing this report, the palace is yet to release a statement on the passage of the monarch.

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