3 Youngest Monarchs in Nigeria: Their Age, Educational Level and Adorable Photos, One of them is 11

3 Youngest Monarchs in Nigeria: Their Age, Educational Level and Adorable Photos, One of them is 11

Nigeria has numerous traditional rulers who are custodians of customs and traditions in their respective domains. While many of them are aged, there are three kings who are described as the youngest of them all.

Legit.ng takes a look into their ascendancy, age, and educational level.

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1. HRH Obi Chukwuka Noah Akaeze

HRH Obi Chukwuka Noah Akaeze previously held the title of the youngest king in Nigeria following the death of his father.

He took over the mantle of kingship in Ubulu-Uku kingdom of Aniocha local government area of Delta state at the age of 18 in 2016.

According to The Guardian, the monarch received the staff of office on Monday, September 5, 2016, from the state government and it was celebration and fanfare for a kingdom known for cultural values.

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In 2019, he graduated from a higher institution in the United Kingdom where he was studying law.

The traditional ruler is now 23-years-old.

3 Youngest monarchs in Nigeria, their Age, Education Level and Adorable Photos, One of them is 11
The boy ascended the throne after his father was murdered. Photo credit: Igwebuike Igbo Youth Association of Nigeria
Source: Facebook

2. Oloyede Adeyeoba

Oloyede Adeyeoba was appointed as the King Arujale of Okeluse in Ose local government area of Ondo state in 2020 at the age of 15.

The monarch, who is now 16 years, is a senior secondary school student and the only surviving son of his late father.

The appointment was among the three ratified by the council presided over by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.

3 Youngest monarchs in Nigeria, their Age, Education Level and Adorable Photos, One of them is 11
King Arujale of Okeluse was appointed king at the age of 15. Photo credit: Lailaisnews
Source: UGC

3. Akubuisi Okonkwo

At the tender age of 10, Akubuisi Okonkwo was crowned king of Iyiora Anam kingdom in Anambra West local government Area of Anambra state on Thursday, January 7, 2020, according to Correct NG.

His ascendancy followed the death of his father, His Royal Highness, Igwe Onyeachonam Okonkwo, the Olame 1 of Iyiora Anam.

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Akubuisi, who is now 11 years, is the youngest king in Nigeria.

3 Youngest monarchs in Nigeria, their Age, Education Level and Adorable Photos, One of them is 11
Akubuisi Okonkwo succeeded his father on January 7, 2020, at the age of 10. Photo credit: Correct NG
Source: UGC

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Tunde Ososanya, a Legit.ng editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.

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