The Chairman, traditional rulers council of Cross River State, His Majesty, Chief (Dr) Etim Okon Edet has warned the Igbo Community in Cross River State to desist from its plan installation and coronation of Sir E. A Ezenwenyi (KSS, KSM, JP) as the Eze Ndi Igbo of Cross River State.
In a statement made available to 9news Nigeria on the 13th of November, 2018, the traditional rulers council suggested that the Igbo Community in Cross River State are free to choose such other title that reflects the association but not one which is reserved for traditional rulers in igboland.
The traditional rulers council advised the Igbo Community to use such titles as president, chairman, etc, but not necessarily, Eze Ndi Igbo of Cross River State.
The press statement was co-signed by HRM, Barr. (Dr) Patrick Oqua Agbor.
That press statement is attached below.