Longest-Reigning Monarch In Ebonyi Dies At 81

The Ogaba Idu II of Izhia in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, His Royal Highness, Eze Israel Chiueze Agbo has died at the age of eighty-one.

It was gathered that the Ebonyi state’s longest-serving monarch died on Tuesday, September 1 after spending 42 years on the throne.

The monarch’s demise was announced by his first son, Prince Chinedu Chibueze Agbo alongside the traditional Prime Minister of Izhia Kingdom, Chief Emmanuel Onweka.

Before his demise, he is a former chairman Ohaukwu traditional rulers council and one-time chairman of traditional rulers of old Abakaliki zone.

The monarch, who was also a former chairman of Ebonyi North zone traditional rulers council became traditional ruler in 1978 and served the community for 42 years.

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