Fr Ebube Muonso, PG, Others Behind My Enthronement As Monarch – Igwe Anachuna


By Julie Sylvia,Onitsha

Facts emerged Sunday that without the involvement and determination of the popular Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma, Ebube Muonso), the incumbent President General, PG, of Nkwelle-Ezunaka community, Oyi Local Government Area, Chief Willie Okafor, former PG, Hon. Areh Onyenze, among others, Anambra State, the new Igwe-elect, Ogbuefi Obiora Anachuna, (Omenife), would not have smelt the coveted Igweship throne.

Making the disclosure by himself during his coronation at Hilltop Primary School, Sunday, Igwe Anachuna, stated that those were the men that stood their ground to have a monarch and in reality commenced the process of having a monarch 23 years after late Igwe Raphael Nwakoby joined his ancestors.

His words, “Rev. Fr. Ebube Muonso, started the process of election of a new monarch to have a traditional ruler 23 years after the demise of our monarch. The former PG, Areh Onyenze continued the process and when he left, the incumbent PG, Willie Okafor, completed the process by calling for a peaceful election which was conducted and I emerged as the winner.

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“The work in Nkwelle-Ezunaka is so enormous that we will gradually tackle it. We will not ask God why we did not have a monarch all these years. We will pull every body together in this task of developing our community,” he assured.

On those that went to court against his victory, he pleaded to them to join him in moving the community forward adding that the election was transparent for all to see, pointing out that it pleased God that he emerged as the winner.

Igwe Anachuna paid glowing tribute to the Catholic Priest, the incumbent PG, former PG Areh and others too numerous to mention for the role they played that resulted in the community producing a monarch 23 years after.

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Contributing, the incumbent PG, Chief Okafor, stated that the newly elected monarch and his cabinet members will synergize on how to move the community forward, stating that the monarch is not a magician to develop the community within a twinkle of an eye.

” The monarch should be given at least 10 years to repair the community, he is not a magician, he should be given time to commence work with his cabinet members,” he pleaded.

On those who have dragged the monarch to court over his victory, the PG pleaded that, “Those in court should withdraw their suit immediately, the election was transparent. I don’t see the reason for them to challenge the result in court,” he further affirmed.

Chief Ambrose Odie, Ogbuefi Nnanyelugo, Ogbenye Obiyadiocha in the vain expressed satisfaction on the coronation of the Igwe, stated that” he is good to us, for fifty something years we don’t have Igwe, the Igwe we were having was appointed.

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“We are pleading to him to take everybody as his subject, to help the community because a town without a king is like a vehicle without fuel, to bring development, anything good that the town needs to live with.

”If 3% disagreed and 97% agreed, it means that ndi Nkwerre agreed.
The king will be a servant not a leader, he will keep to his responsibilities, let him use good advice given to him, and reject the bad one, he will not be harsh, he will be a government of the people, by the people and for the people, he will be Democratic, be perseverance,include the people in anything he does, he advised.

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