ONITSHA — The lawmaker representing Ogbaru Federal Constituency in the House of Represen- tatives, Mr. Afam Ogene, wants the federal and state governments to sanction any traditional ruler that got involved in politics.

Ogene, a governorship aspirant in the scheduled November 16, 2013, gubernatorial poll, said it was high time traditional rulers in the country were made to play their constitutional roles and not the  involvement in politics by many of them.

According to him, traditional rulers had and have continued to abandon their roles as stipulated by the code of conduct that they should not participate in politics.

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He urged government to investigate and sanction any erring royal father.



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