Awka elders laud govt’s intervention against impostors, abusers of indigenous culture
THE entire Awka Development Union of Nigeria (ADUN) have applauded the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Soludo for Interceding to maintain the community culture and tradition, her code of conduct and peaceful coexistence in the community.
In a joint press conference on behalf of Awka Development Union of Nigeria, the Eze Uzu-In-Council and other progressive indigenes, the community commended the decisions and actions of the Governor to quench the actions of an impostor, whom they said had attempted for years without success to usurp the traditional throne of the community, adding that the action of the impostor has remained a thorn in the flesh of the good and peaceful people of the community, and had in no small measure, painted an untrue image of the customs and traditions of the community.
In a press statement signed by the traditional ruler of the community, Obi Gibson Nwosu; Traditional Prime Minister of Awka, Chief Ben Okoye; President General of ADUN, Barrister Kanayo Nwogbo; Secretary, Sir Alex Nwachukwu; the community commended the urgent intervention of the Governor, adding that his bold move and actions has restored hope among the indigenes, even as they enjoined all other citizens to maintain peace and order for the progress of the ancient kingdom.
They further assured to support Anambra state government led by Professor Soludo for a livable and prosperous homeland in the state.
In their separate speech while suing for restraints from trouble makers Sir Alex and Mike Onwuaso, on behalf of Ndi Ozo Awka, charged them to maintain peace and brotherhood in the community for a better development.
Meanwhile, Awka Development Union, Nigeria (ADUN) the umbrella body of indegenes of the Community has commended the Governor of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, for ensuring that rule of law is entrenched in the state, particularly in Awka.
Chief Press Secretary to Governor Soludo, Mr. Christian Aburime noted that the commendation was contained in a letter signed by the Traditional Ruler of the Community, Obi Gibson Nwosu, Traditional Prime Minister of the Community, Chief Engr. Ben Okoye, among others.
The letter states: “We write as members of Awka Development Union Nigeria (ADUN), the Eze-In-Council of Awka Traditional stool and on behalf of other progressive indigenes of Awka Community to commend Mr Governor for the proactive actions you deployed towards forestalling the desecration of Awka sacred customs and tradition, upholding the rule of law and restoring order and sanctity in the administration of the traditional affairs of the prestigious Awka community as well as other communities in Anambra State.
We received with immense joy the decisions and executive actions of Mr Governor to nip in the bud the actions of the imposter whom had attempted for years without success to usurp the Traditional Stool of Awka Community. His actions in the past years had become a thorn in the flesh of the good and peaceful indigenes of Awka and had in no small measure cast an untrue image of the customs and traditions of the Awka people.
Our gratitude know no bound with respect to your timely and bold intervention, Mr Governor in these issues. We write to convey our profound gratitude to you. Your good spirited actions have restored hope in the minds of those whom had lost hope in the progress of our community, it has given new strength to the young and old of our community to continue to push forward for the development of our community. Thank you Mr. Governor.
The people rejoice when the righteous come to power; we are doubly confident that Anambra state is in the best hand. The solution is here; Mr Governor must succeed, and the good people of Awka will give whatever it takes to ensure that you achieve your visions for Anambra State and her people. Anambra State will be great again.” The letter concluded.
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