Anioma’s Ascension: A Royal Push for Statehood


Anioma’s Ascension: Traditional rulers back Senator Nwoko’s efforts for Anioma State, emphasizing economic growth, political representation, and unity among stakeholders.

In a significant stride towards state creation, the ANIOMA Traditional Rulers Forum in Delta State has thrown its weight behind the establishment of Anioma State. The collective voice of these revered traditional leaders, encapsulated in a five-point communique, underscores a renewed determination for economic growth, political representation, and social inclusivity.

During an interactive session held at Obior in Aniocha North Local Government Area, Senator Ned Nwoko, representing Delta North in the National Assembly, received high praise for his unwavering commitment to the Anioma State project. The session, rich with discussions and updates, concluded with a reinforced sense of unity and purpose.

Senator Nwoko, who has been a vocal advocate in the Senate, highlighted his multifaceted motions and continuous engagement with federal authorities and lawmakers to propel the state creation agenda. Notably, he shared his efforts in securing the release of His Royal Majesty Clement Oghenerukvwe Ikolo, the Monarch of Ewu Kingdom, from detention, showcasing his dedication to the region’s well-being.

The communique, signed by Obi Daniel Chukwuka Ogbudo, Secretary and Obi of Atuma-Iga, affirmed:

“The Senator reported his multifarious motions in the Senate and expressed his unwavering commitment to the Anioma State project, emphasizing the potential of an Anioma State to foster economic growth, enhance political representation, and inclusive social development.”

The traditional rulers urged Senator Nwoko to engage with other critical stakeholders of Anioma extraction, advocating for a more collaborative approach. This united front, they believe, is pivotal to achieving their noble goal.

The Forum’s commendation of Senator Nwoko’s representation and resilience signals significant progress. The collective resolve of these traditional rulers fortifies the quest for Anioma State, setting a promising trajectory for the region’s future.

In his remarks, the Chairman of the Forum, represented by the Obi of Obior, Ofuokwu III, noted the platform’s purpose:

“The platform was to enable Senator Nwoko to brief the Royal Fathers about his activities in the Senate.”

The interactive session culminated in a shared vision of unity and dedication, with the ANIOMA Traditional Rulers Forum and Senator Nwoko standing firm on the path to realizing Anioma State.

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