Obohia Ndoki Presents, Nduwuisi As Eze-Elect

Obohia Ndoki was agog recently, as the community unanimously presented Chief Ugochukwu John Nduwuisi as the Eze Elect of the community.

Chief Ugochukwu John Nduwuisi
Eze-elect Obohia-Ndoki community making his acceptance speech at the event recently.

In his remark at Civic Hall, Obohia Ndoki, Ukwa-East Local Government Area (LGA), Abia state, the Chairman, Obohia Ndoki Council of Mbichiriezis, Ernest E. Benson, disclosed that Chief Nduwuisi emerged the Eze-elect of their community after a thorough screening and a unanimous decision by the Obohia Council of Mbichiriezis.

Benson who congratulated Chief Nduwuisi on his emergence, described the Obohia Ndoki Eze-elect as a man of integrity and impeccable character, hence, the decision to present him as their Eze-elect, pending ratification by the Abia state government.

The Chairman, Obohia-Ndoki Council of Chiefs, Chief Benson performing some traditional rituals at the event recently.

He expressed hope that Gov. Alex Chioma Otti’s administration would heed to the yearnings of Obohia Ndoki community to present him with a staff of office so that they can have a traditional ruler.

Contributing, the representative of Eziuche Women Organization Obohia Ndoki, Chief Stella Igbokwe, stated that Chief Nduwuisi is renowned as a man of peace and notable character.

The former Chairman, Ukwa-East LGA, further described Chief Nduwuisi as a diligent Community leader, who has used his resources to help the women, youths and the downtrodden in the community, adding that he is commited to the course of the Obohia-Ndoki.

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Meanwhile, the Councilor representing Obohia in Ukwa-East Legislative Council, Hon. Chikodi Ebisike and the Youth President of Obohia Ndoki, Comrade Chinenye Ukaegbu,
maintained that Chief Ugochukwu John Nduwuisi has been an inspiration to the younger generation, hence, the unalloyed endorsement of the businessman as Eze-elect of their community.

They promised to support the Eze-elect in his vision to better the lots of Obohia-Ndoki when given the staff of office by the state government.

Interacting with newsmen shortly after his presentation, the Obohia-Ndoki Eze-elect, Chief Ugochukwu John Nduwuisi, thanked the Obohia Council of Mbichiriezis and the entire community for finding him worthy for the Royal office, adding that he would not take the trust reposed in him for granted.

Chief Nduwuisi who also promised to provide royal leadership of unity, love and enthrone prosperity through collaborative efforts, decried that Obohia-Ndoki lacked basic amenities, insisting that it has affected their people negatively.

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He further revealed that the community is blessed with palm fruits, cassava and other economic crops/trees but lacked the processing facilities to add value to them.

Chief Nduwuisi who promised to attract investors to Obohia-Ndoki for sustainable development, also expressed hope that the present Abia State Government, led by Gov. Alex Otti would properly address the problems in the rural populace, especially in Ukwa-East LGA and reposition the state to an enviable height among comity of states in Nigeria.

Obohia has been without a traditional ruler as their former Monarch, HRH. Eze Hyacinth Okere Dike (Iloko III) who was coronated on the 26th day of March, 2005, died on the 11th of January 2021 and was buried on 29th of May 2021.

Dignitaries and groups that graced the event were: former member that represented Ukwa-East Federal House of Representatives, National Assembly Abuja, Rt. Hon. Emeka Stanley, Special Advisor to Deputy Speaker, Federal House of Representatives, Chief William Nwanguma, HRH. Eze F.N. Okere, HRH. Eze Dagbo, High Chief Ibe Okere, High Chief. Evans Ekeke
The Leader, Ukwa East Local Government Council, the Okonko group, former Leader, Ukwa East Legislative Council, Rt. Hon. Emeka Amamah, the leadership of Obohia Traditional Council, Eziuche Woman Organisation Obohia, Obohia Youth and her Leadership, Umunwulu Woman Organisation, Okoroaja Woman Organisation, Ogele Mkpa Cultural Group, Ejesilem Cultural Group, Eziuche Obohia Association, Transport unions, Afo Market Association, representatives from every community in Ukwa East, among others.