The traditional ruler of Owerri, Eze Emmanuel Njemanze passes on
His Royal Majesty, Eze Emmanuel Njemanze, Ozuruigbo the 5th of Owerri has passed on to join his ancestors. The traditional ruler who heads the highest level of traditional leadership in Owerri passed on last week after falling ill. He is the 8th Njemanze on the throne and 11th monarch of the Njemanze dynasty.
This was confirmed by AlaOwerri.com in an exclusive chat with a member of the royal family, prince Chigozie Njemanze. Confirming the incident, he said “yes, we lost His Royal Majesty sometime last week. Sad news.”
More details will be made public as they emerge from the family.
We empathize with the family on the loss of their father and pray that His soul rest in peace.