Ebonyi Community Gets New Traditional Ruler

The People of Ndukwe Autonomous Community in Afikpo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Thursday,18th May 2023 presented High Chief Godfrey Obia Oko, a retired Headmaster and former Member III of UBEB, to the Executive Chairman of the Local Government Council,Hon Uchenna Nnajiofor Ibiam as their Eze-Elect

The epoch-making event which took place at the Council Hall, Afikpo had the presence of the Community Development Association, the Community Leaders, the Elderly, women and the youths who stormed the Local Government Secretariat with Traditional Dancers.

Speaking on behalf of the Community,a former member of Ebonyi State House of Assembly,Hon Chief Sylvester Oko Omeri and the Chairman of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Afikpo LGA Chapter,Omezue Oyari Oko in joy and amidst  applause stated that the people of Ndukwe Autonomous Community had spoken through their Votes that High Chief Godfrey Obia Oko would be their Traditional Ruler with the Title of Isa-Ka-Ogu IV.

They expressed confidence that the reign of High Chief Obia Oko as Isa-Ka-Ogu IV  would usher in a new chapter in the annals of the Community.

In his response, the Executive Chairman of Afikpo Local Government Area, Hon Uchenna Nnajiofor Ibiam Congratulated the Autonomous Community on the peaceful conduct of their Ezeship Election which also complied with the Executive Order of the State Government

While congratulating High Chief Godfrey Obia Oko on his emergence as the Eze-Elect of Ndukwe,Hon Uche Ibiam urged him to liaise with the Traditional Ruler of Amasiri Autonomous Community, HRH Ezeogo Omezue Bassey Idam Onya and other Community Leaders and Stakeholders in Amasiri to maintain Peace in all parts of Amasiri.

He promised to do all within his reach to make a formal presentation of the Eze-Elect to the State Government.

In attendance to witness the event included; the Vice Chairman of the Council,Hon(Mrs) Josephine Chinwe Nwogo, the S. A to the Governor on Projects and former Coordinator of Amasiri DC, Hon Baron Ogbonnia Enya; the Traditional Ruler of Amasiri Autonomous Community, HRH Ezeogo Omezue Bassey Idam Onya;the Councilor representing Ezeke Ward in Afikpo Legislative Council,Hon John Agha Ewa and the Presiding Bishop of Gospel Friends Assembly, Bishop Ken O Daniels.

Congratulations to the Eze-Elect

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