Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Anambra Community Confers Chieftaincy Titles To Best Students, Author, others

Anambra Community Confers Chieftaincy Title To Best Students, Author, others
Okey Chris
Awka, Anambra State

It was a joy galore at Umuawulu in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State as the Traditional Ruler of the town, HRH Igwe Maduadichie Egwuonwu (Ezeudo 11) marked his first Ofala festival.

Igwe Egwuonwu received his certificate of recognition and staff of office from the state government on 12th March, 2014, to replace the Late G.C Ugboamazu (Ezeudo 1; 1977-2000).

The galaxy of art and culture featured cultural dance, masquerade display and conferment of Chieftaincy titles and recognitions to illustrious sons and daughters of the town including an award winning Author, Mr. Uchenna Nze; Miss Sandra Obianuju Anazor, the distinction award winner of 2012 WAEC and NECO examinations (with 8”A”s and 1”B”); Miss Ezue Chinenye Cynthia (first Class graduate of Computer Science at Anambra State University, Uli in 2012).

Others were the Majority Leader, Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Harford Ikechukwu Oseke; a Philanthropy, Chief Azubike Ekweozor; Chief Dr. Okwudili Ezenwankwo, the President General of South East Amalgamated Traders Association of Nigeria (SEAMATA); Chief Chidi Nwafor INEC Director of ICT, among others.

Speaking at the epoch-making event, the celebrant, Igwe Egwuonwu pledged to serve the community with fear of God in order to ensure that love, peace, unity and progress reign, even as he called for the supports of his subjects towards achieving their desired goals.

In a similar vein, the community used the medium to eulogize and endorse Hon. Harford Oseke, the Member representing Awka South 2 State Constituency in the hallow chamber, who doubles as a candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for February 28, 2015 House of Assembly election, for second tenure.

Speaking on behalf of other award recipients, Hon. Harford Oseke (Ebekuedike Umuawulu), assured the community and his entire constituency quality representation if elected again, and vowed to attract more state government presence to the area.

Hon. Oseke, who prayed God to shower the Royal Majesty with wisdom, long life and prosperity, pledged on behalf of all the awardees, to intensify efforts towards the betterment of Umuawulu at home and abroad.

While Chief Azubike Ekweozor (Nwanayoeze Umuawulu), a cabinet member; reiterated the needs for youths to eschew violence and other vices, and join force with the government and security apparatus so as to move the country forward.

In an interview, one of the Royal Fathers who graced the auspicious occasion, HRM Igwe Dr. C.N.N Nwajagwu, the Secretary Orji-River Traditional Rulers Council and Traditional Ruler of Apkugoeze in Enugu State, charged the newly conferred title holders to serve Umuawulu in truth and honesty.



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