Umueri Monarch, Igwe Emeka inaugurates 35 Member Cabinet after 22 years

 www.odogwublog.com reports that twenty two years after Umueri existed without a monarch, the new traditional ruler of Umueri Community, Anambra East local government area, of Anambra state, HRH Igwe (Sir) Ben Izuchukwu Emeka yesterday inaugurated his 35 member cabinet amidst pomp and ceremony.
Inaugurating the members, Igwe Emeka charged his cabinet members to join forces with him to champion development, progress and growth of the community in all ramifications.

He appealed to the 35 cabinet members to consider themselves as worthy citizens of Umueri having scaled through the rigorous screening of 1000 people shortlisted as qualified to be members of the cabinet and therefore institute scholarship in their various capacities for Umueri children from secondary to University since government is giving free education at primary level.

Igwe Emeka said he has 25 tertiary students in his scholarship and 15 have already enrolled while remaining 10 for the next two years. He encouraged the cabinet members to avail him of the best advice for progress of the community always.

Some of the prominent members in the Igwe Ben Emeka’s cabinet include  Chief  Dr Mike Udah, former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Peter Obi; the President General Umueri General Assembly, Hon Pius Okonkwo;  Prof Mrs Ogugua Ikpeze of Unizik; AIG Paul Okafor rtd; Justice Charles Okaa and Chief Elder Anakputalu Godswill Umeadi , a seasoned lawyer Senator Emma Anosike to mention but a few.


Hon Julius Udekwe , PRO of Umueri General Assembly and Supervisory Councillor for Health and Councillor representing Otuocha  ward 2 moderated the colourful event, while Bishop Tim Obidike of Faith Assembly Church Worldwide said the prayers asking God for grace and mercy upon the throne of Igwe Emeka.
 A cabinet member and  media guru , Chief Mike Udah PhD said Igwe Emeka has touched lives in the community positively even before he was coronated and appealed to the cabinet members to assist him actualize his laudable programmes for the community even as he said with Igwe Emeka Umueri has seen the light and would be henceforth leading in comity of communities in Anambra state, while,

Udah described Igwe Emeka as a digital traditional ruler , widely traveled yet in tune with culture and tradition of his people. He concluded by saying that Umueri has left Egypt to the promised land with Igwe Emeka.

A Woman leader , Mrs Ngozi Blessing Morah on behalf of Umueri women wished Igwe Emeka well on thrione as accroding to her Igwe Emeka has changed the narratives of Umueri as a traditinal ruelr with swag. She pledged their support to the monarch.

The traditional Prime Minister, Onowu Iyasele 13 of Umueri, Chief Mike Ekweonu lauded the peaceful means everything went in the community and lauded Igwe Emeka for setting a record unequaled in the community.
Umueri has no traditional ruler for over 22 years after the demise of Igwe Nelson Okoye before a committee set up by the President General Hon Hon Pius Okonkwo led by Chief Godswill Umeadi commenced with the processes of electing a new traditional ruler until Igwe Emeka emerged.

 Udah, former CPS to Governor Peter Obi for 8 years 3rd from right


Igwe Emeka before his emergence has built about four Church Cathedrals in the community with a Civic center for the community among other philanthropic gestures.

Written by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu of Authority Newspapers 08060750240
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