OLOMU – RENOWNED Life Bencher and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olorogun Albert Akpomudje, has been installed as the (Akpile/Akpohor) third in command in the heirarchy of Olomu Kingdom in Delta State.
He was installed in the palace of the 104-year-old Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom and Chairman of of the Forum of Urhobo Traditional Rulers, His Majesty, Dr. Ovie Richard L. Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro 1.
The Akpile/Akpohor is third in traditional hierarchy in Olomu Kingdom ranked after Ohworode (King) and the Otota of Olomu Kingdom.
Akpomudje, alumni of the prestigious Government College Ughelli was former Secretary-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), apex socio-cultural umbrella of Urhobo people worldwide, succeeds late Olorogun Milton Paul Ohwovoriole (SAN) as Akpile.
Ohwovoriole, also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), held the position for over three decades as Akpile/Akpohor.
An elated Akpomudje in a chat with journalists said his priority will be unity of Olomu Kingdom, building a befitting palace as well as attracting development to the kingdom.
The new Akpile is a seasoned lawyer and industrialist from Akperhe-Olomu community of Eyanvwien Ruling House.