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Oroma Etiti monarch, Okeke celebrates 45-yrs of reign


… Nnabuife, Okafor, Udokwu, Enemali, others conferred titles


SERENITY, nature and rich aquatic setting mark the Oromo-Etiti community in Anam, Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State. The town, set on the bank of Omambala River was agog in celebration  on Monday, as their monarch, H.R.M. Eze Nwaozekwe Okeke marked his 45th year on the royal thro

The 91-year old monarch made his 2021 Ovala Festival count, specifically by  conferring  titles to distinguished members of the society selected across different walks of life and from various parts of Anambra State.


  In the event’s address of welcome delivered by a prince of the kingdom and Anambra State Coordinator of  National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),  Philip Iwuchukwu Okeke on behalf of the monarch, the royal father was described as an astute leader, that places premium on diligence and industry in leading  his subjects, established   honesty as the secret of his reigning for 45 years and still counting.

Oroma-Etiti monarch, Eze Nwaozekwe Okeke (third right), with members of his cabinet arriving at the Ovala arena


  “Igwe Nwaozekwe was colourfully presented to his constituency, the people of Oromo-Etiti, Anam and finally coronated on October 7, 1979 with pomp and pageantry … It is worthy of mention that the ancestral lineage has been established on truth, wisdom, understanding, diligence and above all, affluence that has earned the longevity,” Prince Iwuchukwu noted.

 Eze Nwaozekwe Okeke conferring the title Iruoma of Anam on Sir Chuka Nnabuife

                                                 Nnabuife and wife, Beatrice during the event

                                                  Nnabuife and wife, Beatrice Nnabuife

  According to the statement, the leadership of Nwaozekwe set the pace for accelerated archetectural modernity in Anambra West, as he holds the record of building the first three-storey building in the entire Anambra West and as well becoming the first government recognised traditional ruler in the area.


Conferring titles to 16 selected personalities, the royal father made it clear that the choice of the awardees was based on their integrity, good track records and meritorious service to humanity in their different fields of endeavour. He charged the awardees to continue leading exemplary life, touching humanity positively with their service.

                                          Nnabuife and wife, Beatrice during the event

Sir Chuka (second right), wife (left), Uche Okafor (middle), Lolo Okafor (second right), Bob Manuel Udokwu

Sir Chuka (second right), wife (left), Uche Okafor (middle), Lolo Okafor (second right), Bob Manuel Udokwu

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