July 2, 2022 9:30 am

Abia Royal Father Installs Chief, Warns Against Bastardization Of The Institution


Recipients of Chieftaincy titles have been charged to continue to be of good behaviour and an enviable ambassador of their various Communities.

In his charge during the chieftaincy installation of Mr. Ngozi Onyenonachi Nwaiwu and his wife, Mrs Chinwe Nwaiwu in his palace, the traditional ruler of Oriendu autonomous community, Ohuhu clan, Umuahia North L.G.A, of Abia State, Eze Philip Ajomiwe pointed out that chieftaincy is one of the oldest continuously existing institutions in Nigeria and is legally recognized by its government and as such the recipient should strive to exhibit the highest sense of responsibility and maturity.

He seized the opportunity to advised traditional rulers to carefully scrutinize anyone irrespective of background or affluence before honouring him/her with Chieftaincy title.

According to him, traditional rulers, as custodians of culture and tradition, should only honour credible individuals whoo have displayed high moral values and integrity in the society with chieftaincy titles.

Installing the Chieftaincy title of ‘Agbawodike Izu Nke Izizi’ of Oriendu autonomous community, on Chief Ngozi Nwaiwu, Eze Ajomiwe, who was the immediate past Chairman of Umuahia North Traditional Rulers Council, enjoined him to be of a good character and respect the laws guiding the traditional institution, as God and nature abhors evil.

Lending her voice while decorating the wife of Chief Nwaiwu as ‘Ugwudiya’, the wife of the traditional ruler, Ugoeze Ajomiwe counselled Ugwudiya Chinwe Nwaiwu to always work in harmony and in agreement with her husband to better the lives of the villagers, the community and the entire human race.

Responding, the newly installed Chief, Chief Ngozi Nwaiwu promised to make Oriendu community proud, while eulogizing the sterling attributes, leadership skills and performance of Eze Ajomiwe.

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