By Johnpaul Anih, 26-12-2020
In recognition of his numerous achievements, character and sterling qualities, the Umunnugwu General Assembly in Amechi-Uwani of Enugu South Local government on Saturday conferred on the Enugu State Commissioner for Lands and urban Development Hon. Dr. Surv. Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam the chieftaincy title of Ugwu eku 1 of Amechi Awkunanaw
The event which took place in a grand style at the Umunnugwu Assembly Hall attracted dozens of traditional leaders, religious and Political stalwarts who came to celebrate with Dr. Nnam.
Performing the chieftaincy ritual, the traditional ruler of Amechi-Uwani, represented by his Prime Minister Chief Oguejiofo Okenwa maintained that the ceremony was as a result of the so much faith reposed on the Commissioner who doubles as their son. He stated that his capacity, credibility and competence has brought so much transformation in the Lands Ministry since his inception as the honourable Commissioner.
In their separate interviews, the chairman of Umunnugwu General Assembly Comrade Christopher Okenwa, one of the Igwe’s cabinet members Ogenyi Sir Innocent Nnaji, one of the Commissioner’s friend Prince Ozioma Ani and the Enugu South PDP Chairman Hon. Freedom Nnam thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for identifying him in a time like this when land grabbers are roaming round seeking lands to grab.
Surv. Dr. Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam who could not hide his joy over the event, dedicated it to the state Governor Rt. Hon. Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi pledging his unalloyed support to his administration at all times so as to uphold the principles of sanity in the Lands Ministry.
Highlight of the event was the Presentation of a mighty cow to the Commissioner by the people of Abor in Udi local government area of the state amongst other side attractions.
Chieftaincy is one of the oldest Continuously existing institutions in Nigeria legally recognized by government. It’s holders speak with one voice as they are often respected and appreciated.