OHANAEZE Ndigbo Celebrates Nwodo At 69

The Apex Igbo Socio - Cultural Organization, OHANEZE Ndigbo has felicitated with its immediate past President General, Dr John Nnia Nwodo as he turned 69years.

In a statement by Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia, National Publicity Secretary, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Worldwide, reads.

"Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide joins numerous admirers to felicitate one of the most outstanding Igbo quintessence, a colossus and democratic archetype, Chief Barrister John Nnia Nwodo (Ike Ukehe) on the auspicious occasion of his 69 birthday on December 11, 2021.

"The life of Nnia Nwodo is an exemplar of a profile in courage, frontierism, intellect, profound insight, team spirit, oratory, sagacity, social renown and patriotism. The above sterling qualities had earned him the President of Debating Society, College of Immaculate Conception (CIC), Enugu; President of the Students Union, University of Ibadan (in a Yoruba dominated environment); Secretary, National Party of Nigeria (NPN), Old Anambra State; Special Assistant to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN); Minister of Aviation (FRN); Chairman, Urban Development Bank, Plc; Minister of Information and Culture (FRN) and President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide. In all the positions that Nwodo held, he discharge all his official functions with enviable elegance, plaudits, public acclamation, exploits, diplomatic élan and panache.

"The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ambassador Professor George Obiozor expresses immense delight with the accomplishments of Nwodo during his tenure as his predecessor, in spite of the obvious challenges. Obiozor cherishes with nostalgia the distinctive, exciting, pleasant and formidable organizational acumen with which Nwodo united all Igbos of diverse persuasions.

"It is the prayer of all the organs of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide that the Prince of Ukehe will celebrate many more fruitful years in robust health and prosperity".

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