Enugu: Ojukwu Stood For Justice –Nweke

Ojukwu Stood For Justice — Nweke

ENUGU-All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Governorship candidate in Enugu State, Frank Nweke Jr. has paid tributes to quintessential Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, who would have been 89-years-old today, November 4, 2022.

Ojukwu, popularly known as EZEIGBO gburu gburu, was born on November 4, 1933, and died on November 26, 2011, at the age of 78

In a tribute to mark the posthumous birthday of the late leader, Mr Nweke, described him as a man of great intellect, independence of mind, humility, and immense courage.

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The onetime Information Minister, said Chief Odumegwu-Ojukwu was a staunch advocate of shared prosperity and an egalitarian society that would cater to the needs of every member without bias.

“He stood for justice and fought for it from his days as a young man in the military and as an elder statesman.

“As family, friends and indeed the entire ndi Igbo mark the 89th posthumous birthday of the great Ikemba, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, I took some time to reflect on his life and what makes him our beloved hero.

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“Ojukwu was a man of great intellect, independence of mind, humility, and immense courage. He had many admirable qualities but today, I choose to remember and celebrate his selflessness and commitment to his people.

“This is what earned him the loyalty, trust and love of his people. As we remember this great man today, I celebrate his legacies of transparent leadership, courageous service and dedication to the collective progress of all the people he served.

“May the labour of our heroes’ past yield good fruit through us today.” Nweke concluded.