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You’re a revered monarch in Nigeria, Anambra Speaker hails Obi of Onitsha@83


The Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly,Rt.Hon.Somtochukwu Udeze says the Obi of Onitsha,Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe’s status,world view and purposeful reign have qualified him to rank among the first-class monarchs in Nigeria.

Felicitating Igwe Achebe on behalf of the State Legislature as he marks his 83rd birthday, Udeze posited that the Obi of Onitsha has proved to be one of the most revered traditional rulers in Nigeria in view of his contributions to the growth and development of the country especially the South-East region.

The Speaker who commended Igwe Achebe for his commitment and genuine efforts towards uplifting the status and affairs of the traditional institution in the state, extolled his sound understanding of the present administration’s efforts in promoting peace in various communities in the state.

He urged other traditional rulers in the state to emulate Igwe Achebe’s humility, selflessness and respect for constituted authority by shunning acts capable of tarnishing the image of the state and their various communities.

While wishing Igwe Achebe more fruitful reign and years ahead, Rt.Hon.Udeze prayed God to give him the wisdom, sound health and long life to enable him continue to pilot the affairs of his Onitsha kingdom and the traditional institutions more effectively.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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