NUJ President Bags Chieftaincy Title, Calls For The Promotion Of Cultural Heritage Of Ndigbo
By Our Reporter
The National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Chief Chris Isiguzo has stressed the need for the inculcation of the rich cultural heritage of Ndi Igbo to the younger generation as a way of projecting and sustaining the People’s Identity.
Chief Isiguzo who said this shortly after being honoured with the traditional title of UGOSINACHI OHUHU by the Ohuhu traditional rulers council at the maiden edition of the Iri Egwu Ohuhu carnival organized by the Ohuhu Welfare Union worldwide, appreciated Ndi Ohuhu for the honour and pledged not to let them down.
The National President who expressed delight at the wind of unity and peace blowing across the clan commended the leadership of the clan for the initiative of the carnival and others and drum for support for Leadership of the clan under sir Obi Aguocha.
Speaking while decorating the NUJ National President with the new chieftaincy title, the Ohuhu Council of Traditional Rulers led by its Chairman, Eze Nnamdi Ofoegbu described the honour as an acknowledgement of the achievements of chief Isiguzo in the Journalism Profession and for projecting Ohuhu clan in positive lights and urged him not to relent.
In his speech, the President General, Ohuhu Welfare Union worldwide, Sir Obi Aguocha noted that the maiden Iri Egwu Ohuhu carnival with theme “Taking the lead for a sustainable future” signifies the unification of Ohuhu people for greater attainment and expressed optimism that the future of the clan and the carnival is brighter.
The event which attracted the presence of the Senate Minority Leader and Senator representing Abia South, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the member representing Umuahia North state constituency, Chief Kelechi Onuzurike, Commissioner for Finance, Dr Aham Uko, Chief Empire Kalu, top government functionaries, traditional rulers and other distinguished personalities also featured the decoration of the Senate Minority Leader with the traditional title of ” MGBIDI ABIA” and culture displays by the various cultural troops.