Njubigbo Emerges Igweship Candidate In Anambra Community


By Julie Sylvia, Onitsha

A Lagos based business man and the Ezeigbo of Main land, Yaba Local Government Area, Lagos State, Amb. Godwin Njubigbo, has emerged as a candidate to contest with others for the Igweship throne of Oba community, Idemili South Local Government Area. Anambra State.

Njubigbo who scaled the first hurdle of screening that preceded the primary election among three contestants listed for the primary, expressed satisfaction for being the one that emerged to contest the Igweship stool with candidates of other quarters.

Speaking on his victory Amb.Njubigbo disclosed that, “We have done the screening and primary election on the 22nd of this month and I am the one Aboji community produced to represent them in Oba.


“We were three, one withdrew. So now that I am the candidate, other villages when they produce their candidates, we go for screening and then the final election. My interest is to work for my people of Oba. If I become the monarch I will create employment opportunity for the teeming youths.

“Also there are markets built that are not functioning and I will make them to be functional for our youths to be engaged thereby minimizing the issue of land grabbing in the community.
Expressing satisfaction with the victory of Amb. Njubigbo, the President General of Aboji community, Nze Dozie Nweke, lamented that for about six years the community has been struggling to have a monarch.

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“For six years we have been fighting to have a monarch, Eze Okpoko 11, If we have a king now certain unwelcomed things will not be happening. As it is now, only Aboji has produced a candidate that will contest with others for the Igweship throne and he is Amb. Godwin Njubigbo, the Igwe, Ezeigbo of Mainland, Yaba, in Lagos,” he further disclosed.

Pic 1.shows Ezeigbo Lagos (middle), Dozie Nweke first right.

Pic 2. Shows Ezeigbo

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