Delta State Chief Judge, Justice Marshall Umukoro has said that Urhobo Indigenes at Correctional Centers across the state are higher than other tribes and blamed the rate on ‘ I don’t care’ parents.
Justice Marshall Umukoro at a book lunch/presentation of the book titled’ The Great Ughele Kingdom authored by Olorogun Miller Uloho in Ughelli, Delta state, said that Urhobo alone constitute over 70 per cent of the total number of inmates in the state’s Correctional Centers: Sapele, Warri, Kwale, Ogwashi Uku and Agbor in Delta state with about 3500 inmates out of the number, Urhobo are over 2500
While describing the trend as embarrassing, Justice Marshall Umukoro, however, urged Urhobo parents to give proper care and training to their wards to make them good ambassadors of the society Just as he Commended the author of the book Chief Miller Uloho for writing the book which he noted would change for the better how people perceive the Ughelli Kingdom.
The author Chief Miller Uloho said that he was challenged to write the book in the face of so many misinformation and misconception about the Ughelli Kingdom and dedicated the book to the Traditional ruler of Ughelli Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Wilson Ojakovo, the Oharisi 111,
He disclosed that the true name of the Kingdom was Ughele and not Ughelli adding that the name was changed over a century ago by the British administration of Sir Lord Lugard who made Ughelli administrative centre