Double Honour as Oboli Hosts His Children
It was indeed a day of double honour for Chief (Engr.) Jonathan Okeze, the Oboli of Ibusa as he hosts his children – a group known as Ugo Chukwu Nye Onye group. This was after an investiture of the Patron of the group on him, while his wife was equally made the Patroness.
The day witnessed the glamorous looking ladies gorgeously dressed to honour and appreciate their patron and patroness for accepting them as a group. While dancing to make the occasion a glorious one, the group also presented the duo with items ranging from a big can of native oil, a basket of onions, tubers of yam, pieces of smoked fish and Anioma native attire known as ‘Otogwu. Presenting the items, Mrs. Tina Enurah, told the audience that they were just a token of love and appreciation to the duo for accepting them as a group.
The highpoint of the event was the decoration of the duo with the native attire, Otogwu. This gesture was returned with some scintillating dance steps from the happy duo.
In return for the honour bestowed on them, the hosts donated some amount of money to the group and an expensive lace material as take home gifts. This was after the vote of thanks from the duo of Dinma Ukoh and Hon. Tony Enurah on behalf of the hosts.
Dignitaries who graced the occasion were the President of ICDU, Ibusa branch, Dr. Fidelis Nwanze, Engr. & Mrs. Emma Ugboma among others.
In the same vein, while Chief Okeze was busy hosting his group in Nigeria, Isunambogu Social Club of Ibusa, International equally honoured him in far away London, United Kingdom at a gala night held by the club. The honour was in recognition of the numerous philanthropic gestures he is offering to the development of his community, Umuezeagwu, Ibusa and humanity in general. The presentation was received on his behalf pending his return to his UK base. Speaking at the occasion, the president of the club, Prof. Vincent Icheku reiterated the fact nothing will be enough to appreciate the giant philanthropic strides of the foremost engineering guru.
Other awardees at the night include Comrade Ephraim Adinlofu among others.