Encomium as SP Rev Chimdiebele Nkemsinachi Enukaora-Nwobi celebrates 44th birthday, 26th years in ministry in style 

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By Chioma Abigail Mbah, Awka

It was a celebration galore in Nawfia, a town in Njikoka Local Government Area, Anambra State, as SP Reverend Chimdiebele Nkemsinachi Enukaora-Nwobi, (Ike Nawfia Na Umunri Ji Di Ebube) celebrated his 44th birthday and 26th year in the vineyard of God in grand style. The event took place at St. Michael & All Angels Anglican Church Parish, Nawfia, Njikoka Local Government Area, Anambra state.

Reverend Chimdiebele Enukaora-Nwobi who is a  priest at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church Parish Nawfia, during the weekend, marked his 44th birthday anniversary and 26th year anniversary in the Ministry of God amidst unprecedented presence of dignitaries, friends, relations and well wishers from far and near who converged at the church to celebrate with him on his new age.

Recall that  Enukaora-Nwobi was born on May 7, 1979 in Abakpa Nike, Enugu to the Christian family of Elder Chief Bernard Enukaora Nwobu-Akum of Umozibusoma -Esike Umuriam Village, Nawfia and Pastor Ambassador (Mrs) Catherine Agbomma Ogbonnie Enukaora Nwobi Nee (Obineme Alonzu) of Umukwa village Nawfia. 

From his tender age, Enukaora-Nwobi  was highly attracted and committed  to education: He had his primary education at the then Okagbue Memorial Primary School, Nawfia, in Njikoka Local Government Area, Anambra State.

He also had his Secondary school formation at Bishop Crowther (Junior) Seminary, Awka, and obtained his first degree at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State before he furthered to Priestly  training/formation at St Paul’s University College, Awka (now Paul University Institute of Theology).

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The insatiable quest for more knowledge led Enukaora-Nwobi into being trained as a Superior Police officer in the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil- Kano (POLAC) Kano State and enjoyed his Presidential commissioning cum Passing out Parade on the 26th day of September, 2009 as an Assistant Superintendent of police. 

Enukaora-Nwobi was ordained a Priest of the Anglican communion by His Lordship, the Rt Reverend Timothy Yahaya, then Bishop of Jalingo Diocese Taraba State now Bishop of Kaduna Diocese.

Reverend Enukora-Nwobi was preferred the Pioneer Archdeacon of the Ibi Archdeaconry, Diocese of Jalingo (Anglican communion) on February 10, 2008, by Rt Reverend Yahaya.

During his National Youth Service Year between 2019/2020, Reverend Enukora-Nwobi camped at the  Zamfara State Orientation camp Tsafe before he redeployed to Enugu State where he served at Community secondary school, Umueze, Nkanu West Local Government Area. He passed out as one of the best Corps member in Nigeria and Enugu State attracting commendation from NYSC.

The priest is a Philanthropist and has assisted many youths and parents within and outside Nigeria. It was in recognition of this philanthropic gestures that Deputy Governor of Anambra state, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim, during the birthday Thanksgiving at St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church Parish Nawfia instituted a Foundation on behalf of SP Reverend Chimdiebele Enukaora-Nwobi. 

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Reverend Enukaora-Nwobi is a United Nations Ambassador for Peace and a two time Jerusalem of Peace (JP2) since 2011. He is a Justice of Peace (JP). He is the Mayor of Udodioramma age Grade , Nawfia, and a very committed member of Gosife Age grade, Nawfia. He’s highly committed in the affairs concerning his home town, Nawfia-Ibu anyi Danda, No wonder the Community honoured him with the Traditional Title of Ike Bu Dike A NA-AGBALU IZU UMUNRI Na Nawfia ji Di Ebube (Ike Nawfia Na Umunri). 

He started and Completed the Project of two Storey Building Housing the Administrative Block of the Bishop Crowther Seminary, Awka, and the Bishop Crowther (Junior) Seminary, Awka Old Boys Association National Secretariat. He also owns the IFE ANAMBRA FOUNDATION at 44.

Reverend Enukaora-Nwobi, a member of the Federal Peace corps in Nigeria eulogized all and sundry who celebrated with him. He extolled Prince Engineer Arthur Ikpechukwu Ezeh (Ozoigbondu), Chief Christian Nwafor (Ide Abba), Chief Cosmos Agogbua (Okpokaji n’Abba), Reverend Ubaka Ifeabunike, Commandant Innocent Okolo of Anambra State Peace Corps, Dame Comfort Obi of Police Service Commission and DIG Celestine Okoye (Abilikete ,Uzuakpundu N’Awka, noting that their benefaction helped shape his present life.

Others he extolled include: Mrs Catherine Enukaora-Nwobi, his Principal; Sir Ernest Obidiegwu from Agulu, Chief Goddy Achebe from Mmimi , Nawfia, Chief Godson Emeka Ikebudu-from Nawfia, Chief Wilson Morah, Professor Prudence CHISOLU NWOBI, New Jersey-USA, Ifeanyichukwu Okeke-Oku(Mkpulu Obu Nawfia) Afamefuna Egbosimba, Dr Atuka of Good Shepherd Hospital, Nise, Dr Amaechi Nwachukwu of Princeton Specialist hospital, Ngozika Estate, Awka; Dr.Ezeobi Ifeanyichukwu of the  Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Teaching Hospital, Amaku- Awka, AIG Sikiru  Akande, Late AIG Johnson Uzuegbunam, Apostle Cyril Nnamdi Okoye and wife-Evangelist Engr Ifunanyachika Okoye (Nee) Nwobi, Chief Henry Ikechukwu Obineme, Barrister B.E.I Nwofor SAN, High Chief Sir Victor Nwankwo (Ofia Nawfia), Architect Stan Nwana(Egojiolu Nawfia), Mr Ugochukwu Etele(Ugo Cee) Barrister Okwuchukwu Maduekwe (Prof.), Dr.(Mrs)Chidi Onyemelukwe(Nee)Alex Ekwueme, Hon.Ambassador Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu (Osisioma), Chief Chijioke Nkemka(Osisioma anatuokwute Nawfia Na Umunri), Sir Edwin Mokwe (Ichie Tutu)From Oba,Bro Obum Ezeh in Kano-Now resident in Nyanya,Abuja, Chief Okoye, Chinyelugo 2 Enugwu Ukwu Na Umunri,Sir Engineer Iyke Okafor of Reonic Integrated Services, Honourable Barrister Bishop Timothy ifedioramma (Ekpere Chukwu Zalu Njikoka),Mr Chukwunonso Augustine Nwajiobi from Orsumoghu in Anambra state,Chief Chinedu Nwoye (Glamour), Venerable Herbert Nwadiliora, Reverend Canon Friday Ebruphiyo Ojada from Ughelli Diocese Delta State, Her Excellency Chief (Mrs)Magret Obi, Professor Stella Chinyere Okunna, Venerable John Dike Jose Onyereri(J.D.J.) from Owerre Nkwoji in imo State, Venerable Davidson Udodi of the Cathedral church of the Good Shepherd, Enugu, Enugu Diocese, Rt. Reverend Timothy Yahaya, and Elder Chief Bernard Enukaora Nwobi.

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