The monarch of Koluama Kingdom in Bayelsa State, King Ebifatei Edi-Mangi, has vehemently refuted any involvement in endorsing a gubernatorial candidate for the upcoming November 11 elections.
He emphasized his non-partisan stance, highlighting his role as a guardian of cultural traditions and neutrality in political matters.
King Edi-Mangi clarified that he has not expressed support for any gubernatorial candidate and labeled the claims circulating on social media as baseless.
He stressed his dedication to preserving the cultural heritage and values of Koluama Kingdom, promoting peace and unity, and encouraging all political stakeholders to prioritize the development and prosperity of Bayelsa over division and violence.
King Edi-Mangi called on the community to come together for the greater good of the state and focus on meaningful endeavors.
He reiterated his commitment to his traditional role as a symbol of unity and culture, emphasizing the importance of standing together in the spirit of peace and progress for Bayelsa’s future.