By Ovie Okpare
Renowned lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olorogun Dr. Albert Akpomudje, will be installed today (Saturday) as the next Traditional Prime Minister (Akpile/Akpohor) of Olomu Kingdom in Delta State.
He will be installed by 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 ceremony is currently holding at the palace of Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom in Ogoni Olomu in Ughelli South LGA.
Akpile/Akpohor (Traditional Prime Minister) is third in traditional hierarchy in Olomu Kingdom ranked after Ohworode (King) and the Otota of Olomu Kingdom.
Akpomudje, a former Secretary-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), apex socio-cultural umbrella of Urhobo people worldwide, succeeds late Olorogun Milton Paul Ohwovoriole (SAN) as traditional prime minister.
Ohwovoriole, also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), held the position for over three decades as Traditional Prime Minister.
The new traditional prime minister is a seasoned lawyer and industrialist from Akperhe-Olomu community of Eyanvwien Ruling House.
Akpomudje, a leading Life Bencher, is said to have completed all traditional rites ahead of the installation.