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Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Nnewi honours Ojukwu











This year’s Afia-Olu, the Nnewi, Anambra State version of the new yam festival would remain indelible in the minds of the people of the frontline industrial town, particularly the family of the late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, as a novelty football match was played for the first time during the celebration in memory of the late Biafra warlord and illustrious son of the town.


The football competition, as per the President General of Nzuko Ora (Nnewi Town Union), Chief Ugochukwu Udemezue, was encouraged by the previous Nigeria's Ambassador to Spain and dowager of Dim Ojukwu, Iyom Bianca Ojukwu.

He uncovered that the four fourth of Nnewi people group – Otolo, Umudim, Uruagu and Nnewi-Ichi – partook in the competition, which was won by Nnewhi-Ichi subsequent to overcoming Otolo by 1-0.

"As the primary Nnewi Afia-Olu celebration being sorted out by my organization following my triumph in the Nnewi town corridor race last April, we made it as a state of obligation to value a man that toiled perseveringly with his assets in the meantime to convey so much happiness and pride to Ndigbo. In Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, we had an excellent pioneer who will perpetually wait in our recollections," the Nzuko Ora pioneer said. 

He praised the respectable battle and courageous penances made by Dim Ojukwu for the liberation of Ndigbo, and encouraged the Nnewi people group, Anambra State, and Ndigbo when all is said in done to endeavor dependably to recall model pioneers who worked perseveringly in their administration. 

Sir Udemezue likewise noticed that Governor Willie Obiano had similarly toed the way of the APGA's preeminent pioneer (Dim Ojukwu) via doing populist programs pointed towards the welfare and improvement of mankind. 

He said Anambra individuals were cheerful that Governor Obiano had shown authoritative ability with the presentation of all around arranged welfare plan and water-tight security organize that had pulled in remote speculators to the state. 

He noticed that Anambra was positioned as number one in the conveyance of majority rules system profits, saying that Nnewi individuals felt elated to be related to a practical organization that established a strong framework that was at that point giving flexible open doors in essentially all features of human presence in spite of overwhelming difficulties. 

Additionally, Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, who introduced the trophy to Nnewi-Ichi Football Club with a N200,000 money prize, expressed gratitude toward the coordinators of the competition went for regarding her late spouse. 

She depicted their activity as a show of adoration and regard for the late Ikemba in acknowledgment of his part in the survival of the Igbo country. 

She charged the different disturbing gatherings in Nigeria to avoid savage methods for applying weight on government with an end goal to squeeze home their requests. 

She noticed that while the explanations behind the disturbances were notable, it was essential for the benefit of all Nigerians that the fomenting bunches not to apply savagery, but instead investigate true blue intends to put over their needs to the legislature. 

The previous Miss Nigeria encouraged government to investigate the reasons that offered ascend to the disturbances, and in addition tune in to the instigators with a view to tending to the watched issues. 

On the prospective Anambra State governorship decision, she said it is levelheaded to rally bolster for Obiano to finish his second residency to make ready for Anambra South Senatorial zone, which is Ikemba's zone. 

The bright occasion was gone to by dignitaries, including the previous legislative head of Anambra State, Dame Virgy Etiaba while the Nnewi School Football field, setting of the occasion was loaded with energized young people, and also different social gatherings who came to witness the event.



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