GROUND CIVIC RECEIPTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY, THE GOVERNOR OF EBONYI STATE AT HIS COUNTRY HOME, UBURU ADU KINGDOM

Ebonyi State News
Jan 04, 2018

GROUND CIVIC RECEIPTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY, THE GOVERNOR OF EBONYI STATE AT HIS COUNTRY HOME, UBURU ADU KINGDOM

Governor Engr. Dr. David Nweze Umahi has been conferred with the highest chieftaincy title in Adu kingdom in Ohaozara L.G.A of Ebonyi state. The Governor was honoured with three prestigious titles Onyibe, Okenwa and Adu 1 of Adu. While his wife Rachael was conferred with the title Ezinne Adu.

The occasion took place at the Osborn Lap am event centre Uburu in honour of the first family. The ceremony which attracted some dignitaries within and outside the state, was to celebrate the outstanding people oriented and transformational strides of the Governor in Uburu and Ebonyi State in general.

The Deputy Senate President Ike Ekwere Mmadu who graced the occasion described the recognition as appropriate in view of the Umahi’s accomplishments. Chief Ike Ekwere Mmadu in his speech styled the Governor of Ebonyi State as a man from whose humble beginning struggled his way from Elementary school to private sector and into politics as well. He called on the Governor to always remember, it can only be God who had brought him thus far. 

The Senator congratulated the Governor for the honour bestowed on him by Uburu Adu Kingdom as it is against the backdrop “A prophet is not known in his country”. Ike Ekweremmadu expressed his gladness that Ebonyi State has witness a lot of positive changes as manifested in the peace and joy found in the faces of Ebonyi of people and pledged to extend more life touching project to the state. He then called on the people of the State to sustain their support to the Governor for him to advance development in all fronts.

Addressing the people, Governor Umahi said he was full of gratitude to Uburu Adu Kingdom and to the good people of the state, for the honour bestowed on him and their numerous supports. He maintained that the recognition will spoil him to do more for the community and assured that his priority is to increase the happiness index through policies and programmes that will improve their well-being, as whom much is given much is expected.

Dr, Enyi C. Enyi in his address stated that Uburu Adu people were propelled to reward the Governor for demonstrating patriotism, commitment in the development and Unity of the kingdom as well as Ebonyi State in general.

They were goodwill messages from traditional prime ministers and other selected personalities including the Chairman Uburu Traditional Rulers council, Eze Laz. Umahi and the Chairman Ebonyi State Traditional Rulers council Eze Charlse Mkpuma. Cultural display by different groups added colour to the event.


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