Passengers aboard an Air Peace flight at the Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport,Owerri Imo State,enroute Abuja were Sunday, treated to some drama when a traditional ruler in the State, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya,Obi of Obinugwu ancient kingdom in Orlu Local Government Area, confronted former Governor Rochas Okorocha, Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
The royal father, who was a former Chairman of Imo State as well as Southeast Council of Traditional Rulers, accosted Senator Okorocha who sat close to him and poured some invectives on him.
The royal father in full glare of other passengers in the aircraft, took the altercation a notch higher and trashed the bemused former Governor severally with his walking stick.
The timely intervention of the flight Captain who was attracted to the scene by the uproar, prevented Senator Okorocha from sustaining some physical injuries.
The Captain quickly allocated another seat to the embattled former Governor was visibily rattled and taken aback at the turn of events even as the Eze was overheard warning him to steer clear of his domain if he wanted to have peace anytime he visits Orlu.
It will be recalled that Eze Ilomuanya was removed from office by former Governor Okorocha who subsequently installed another traditional ruler in his stead.