Agbarho Kingdom: Monarch flees as angry youths take over Palace

Samson Oghugunwa
Samson Oghugunwa

Youths of Agbarho Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, this morning, laid siege to the palace of the traditional ruler, King Samson Oghugunwa.

The monarch, who has been embroiled in a running battle with his subjects over his leadership, however, fled the palace before the youths, who took over the palace gained entrance.

Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa, who confirmed the development to Vanguard, said the monarch was safe. He said Area Commander, Ughelli, was on ground with other police officers to restore peace.

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