Sunday, 16 March 2014 03:33

Gov. Peter Obi crowned Okwute of Igbo land

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After many years of resisting traditional  chieftaincy titles  from Igbo traditional rulers, the outgong governor of Anambra State, His Excellecy Peter Obi has finally bowed to a compelling  pressure and was crowned Okwute Ndigbo -  Okwute of Igbo land


His  Majesty Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Achebe, The traditional ruler of Onitsha Kingdom bestowed him the crown and was assisted by many South east traditional ruler s including Igwe K. O Orizu of Nnewi, Igwe P. C. Ezenwa of Oba and Igwe Onwuneme of Ikenga.


Many  leaders and monarchs that grace the occassion were  Attah of Igala, the Chairman, Southeast Council of Traditional rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya, Anambra   Governor elect, Chief Willie Obiano , his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke, Chief Victor Umeh  and many other dignatries.


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Prince Chinedu Idigo, former governorship aspirant in Anambra State   was the  Chairman of the planning committee, who praised Obi richfully for his achievement and humility.


Speaking on behalf of South East traditional rulers , Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Achebe thanked the out-going governor for his affirmative consistence and eight years of enriching the Anambra State with multiple achievements. He  said that anticipation of Governor  Obi into the office of  presidency is a worthwhile and valid.


Governor Obi was  appreciative of the title and called for a better Igbo land and Nigeria for all. His wife Margaret Obi was also decorated  with the title of Ona Chinyelu diya .

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