Senator Ifeanyi Ubah celebrates Igwe Nnewi at 95, says he is an advocate of peace (photos)


Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has described Igwe Nnewi Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III as an advocate of peace as the royal majesty clocks 95.

In a congratulatory message to the Igwe, the Senator who joined several well-wishers in celebrating the ruler says he enjoys a profound privilege to live under his reign.

Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III who succeeded Igwe Josiah Orizu II on February 6, 1963 was born on October 29, 1925.

“I am highly honoured to join several well-wishers in celebrating an outstanding ruler like you on the occasion of your 95th birthday,” Senator Ubah said.

“It has been a profound privilege to live under your reign as you have never ceased to distinguish yourself as an advocate of peace, a voice of honesty and beacon of forthrightness.

“As a loyal subject and the youngest member of your cabinet, I enjoy a special relationship with you and have known you for several years as one of the most friendly, patriotic Nigerian monarchs who relates excellently and seamlessly with people from all spheres of human endeavour.

“Igwe, we have been inspired over the years, by your impressive conduct as a father, patriot and highly respected traditional ruler who has immeasurable love for his people and great faith in God.

“From your days in the Eastern Outlook Group of newspapers where you served as the commercial manager for the mid western region, you have proven your competence as a tested manager of men and resources.

“Undoubtedly, today there can be no gainsaying that your five-decade reign has been marked by unprecedented peace, development and prosperity in Nnewi.

“As you celebrate your 95th birthday anniversary, I join your family, the good people of Nnewi , friends, protégés and well-wishers to thank God for your life and to pray that he continues to protect, guide and prosper you.”

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