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Amanuke Monarch: HRH Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo calls for prayers, atonement over Amanuke


HRH Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo Ogbuodudu II, the crowned traditional ruler of Amanuke Eri Kingdom in Awka North Local Government of Anambra State has called for a day of prayer and atonement over Amanuke Eri Kingdom.

He made this call in an online platform of Amanuke sons and daughters.

In his own words, he wrote, “Good morning my Wonderful people of Eri Kingdom.

“Three things cannot be long hidden, the sun, the moon and the truth, those who are free of resentful thoughts surely finds peace.

“To understand everything is to forgive everything”.

“Talking about a better future in our beloved community, let’s meditate on this points. The land of Eri Kingdom is angry, families are divided fighting among themselves.

“I just had a dream this morning; I saw a family of Eri killing themselves and I pray that it will not happen, it is time for forgiveness, oh God we need more of thy grace”

Few hours after he  made the above post, the news broke.

According to the Anambra State Police, “one Uchechukwu Nweke ‘m’ aged 65 years shot his wife Patricia Nweke ‘f’ aged 55 years with a single barrel gun and also burnt his house along with his son named Obinna Nweke aged 29 years in a circumstances yet to be ascertained.

“Suspect equally shot himself using the same gun.

“Meanwhile, police detectives attached to Achalla police  station visited the scene and rushed victims to Uche hospital Isuanocha for medical attention where all the three victims were certified dead by a medical doctor on arrival.

“Corpses of the victims were deposited at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy.”

Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo further commiserate with the families of the deceased while calling for a day of prayer for the community.

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