Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah jubilation holds traffic in Enugu, as Vendors and Newspaper Distributors celebrate; Archbishop Chukwuma livid

www.odogwublog.com reports that the release of Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, the Capital Oil  Chief Executive Officer [CEO] and  Publisher of 'The Authority' Newspaper from the shackles of Directorate of State Services, DSS, after about six weeks incarceration despite court orders that he should be granted bail has continued to elicit reactions and attractions in Enugu,the coal city. Dr Ubah regained his freedom on Tuesday, June 20,2017.

The Joy of Vendors and Newspaper distributors in Enugu knew no bounds as they embarked on drinking spree, after sharing 'The Authority Newspaper; of Wednesday, June 21,with captivating headline, 'Jubilation as Dr Ifeanyi Ubah is released from DSS'  They said they have to embark on their jubilation, as 'The Authority' newspaper of the day, revealed what transpired at Abuja, Nnewi and other towns in Anambra state.

The chairman of Newspaper distributors in the state,Mr Augustine Igwe expressed happiness that Dr Ubah is finally a free man. Nkwachukwu Ndunaga, described Dr Ubah  as the best publisher in the country with a 'Midas Touch' for Vendors,stating he recalled how he had treated Newspaper distributors and representatives of various Vendors association in the South East zone, to a lavish party at his Otolo, Nnewi home palace, to mark the coming of 'The Authority Newspaper.

Many of the Vendors extolled the Management of 'The Authority Newspaper' for their resilience is sustaining the production,printing and distribution of the paper, at the absence of their Publisher, alleging that Dr Ubah's long detention might be a ploy to sabotage and let the paper to go under ground. They expressed hope that the paper will be fortified to enhance it's reckoning as one of the major tabloid in our contemporary.

Another attraction of Dr Ubah's release from DSS custody in Enugu as captured by 'The Authority' was the road walk embarked by a young man and his heartthrob across the streets of Enugu. The Ifeanyi Ubah FC both himself and his heartthrob were putting on attracted the attention of the public.

He introduced his name as Mr Ifeanyi Okonkwo,a native of Nza Ozubulu in Anambra state but residing in Enugu, the coal city. He disclosed that he was overwhelmed with joy when the news of Dr Patrick Ubah's release filtered into Enugu. He told 'The Authority; that he has no other way to let his friends and the general public to note the extent of his joy than dressing up on his 'IfeanyI Ubah F.C jersey likewise his heartthrob and jog around the streets.

He stated, 'As fan club of Ifeanyi Ubah F.C, the club will start winning matches again now that the 'Big Boss'[Dr Ubah] is out. The morale of the players will be boosted once again. Everybody is happy and things will start happening again'.[see his pix].

In his own reaction,Nze Odogwu Odoemenam, a native of Owerri Ezukala,in Orumba South local government of Anambra state but resident in Enugu urged Dr Ubah not to be deterred with the perils he passed through under DSS as it is the part of challenges he would encounter as a public figure with ambition to excel in several fields of human endeavour. He urged him to remain resolute in his service to God and helping humanity.

His words,'The release of Dr Ifeanyi Ubah from DSS detention is the right thing at the right time now. He is a personality in this country. Everybody can see that he is pursuing his life in such a way to help humanity. Therefore,he is of immense value to the country'.

Speaking on the expected roles of Dr Ubah, on the forthcoming Anambra state Governorship election,Chief Odogwu Odoemenam,who was once a care taker chairman of Orumba South local government advised Dr Ifeanyi Ubah to support Governor Obiano for his second term bid and thereafter,he would take after him.

In a telephone chat, the Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical province[Anglican Communion], His Grace, Rev Dr Emmanuel Olisa Chukwuma,advised Dr Ubah to continue to put his trust in God and he will surely overcome the challenges. He criticized the long detention of Dr Ubah by men of Directorate of State Service,DSS, stating he he is not holding forth for Dr Ubah, but the law demands that they should have charged him to court to defend himself of their allegations.

Archbishop Chukwuma described the incarceration of Ubah as injustice just for the fact that he is an Igbo man. He advised Ubah to maintain his status as a law abiding citizen of the country, amidst the provocation.

Photo: Mr Ifeanyi Okonkwo and his heartthrob on Ifeanyi Ubah F.C. Jersey as part of their celebration on the release of Dr Ubah, along Edinburgh rd,Enugu
Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah jubilation holds traffic in Enugu, as Vendors and Newspaper Distributors celebrate; Archbishop Chukwuma livid Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah jubilation holds traffic in Enugu, as Vendors and Newspaper Distributors celebrate; Archbishop Chukwuma livid Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Thursday, June 22, 2017 Rating: 5

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