SOME prominent citizens of Umunnachi,Dunukofia LGA were inducted into the prestigious traditional title of “Ndichie”.
The Ichies are people of proven character expected to perform advisory roles to the traditional ruler, as well as setting the agenda for the smooth running of the community.
Performing the ceremony at Obu Umunnachi, the traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Igwebuike Ben Anochie encouraged the recipients of the Ichie titles to justify the trust reposed on them to move the community to greater heights.
Speaking after his induction as a member of the Ichies of the community, Dr. Cyprian Afunugo pledged to be committed to the demands of his office.
Dr. Afunugo used the opportunity to urge Governor Willie Obiano to ensure the completion of the Umunnachi-Umudioka Road, off the Onitsha-Awka old Road to give the people of the community a sense of belonging.
In another remark, the first medical doctor in Umunnachi, Dr. Emmanuel Udegbunam promised to use the wealth of his experience to discharge the demands of his office.
Similary, the second medical doctor in the community, Professor Ossy Odigwe expressed delight in his elevation to the prestigious Ndichie society and promised to assist in the development of the Umunnachi community.