Following the assassination of two kings in Imo state, the traditional institution has been thrown into sorrow.
When hoodlums attacked, traditional rulers were said to be holding a stakeholders meeting in Nnenasa, the seat of the state’s Njaba Local Government Area.
Obi 1 of Okwudor independent community, Eze E. Anayochukwu Durueburuo, and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre autonomous community were among the monarchs reported dead.
Other traditional rulers who attended the gathering were said to have been injured.
Two monarchs were confirmed dead on the spot, according to state police spokesperson Mike Abattam, who confirmed the incident. The wounded were taken to a hospital for treatment.