Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor, has announced the sacking of His Royal Majesty, Monday Noryaa, the traditional ruler of Baabe Kingdom, for his alleged involvement in cultism. The governor made this announcement through a statement issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, his Special Assistant in Electronic Media.
The statement specifically indicated the withdrawal of Certificate of Recognition from the Gbenemene of Baabe Kingdom in Khana LGA of Rivers State. “Rivers State Government withdraws Certificate of Recognition from HRM Monday Frank Noryaa, Gbenemene Baabe.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the withdrawal of the Certificate of Recognition from His Royal Majesty, Chief Monday Frank Noryaa, Gbenemene Baabe. The withdrawal takes immediate effect. The withdrawal of Government Recognition from HRM Chief Monday Frank Noryaa followed his indictment on cult-related activities within his kingdom.”
“The Traditional Ruler was also indicted for harbouring cultists, leading to insecurity in the area. “Governor Wike reiterated that his administration remains committed to the promotion of peace and security across the state, stating that any Traditional Ruler or Government Functionary indicted for promoting insecurity will face the full weight of the law,” the statement read.