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USAfrica: Anambra State honours its heritage icons (Ojukwus), business titans (Ibetos) on Dec 16; Chimamanda, Mikel Obi, Chido Nwangwu get Ambassador of Excellence award

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ANAMBRA HONOURS ITS HERITAGE ICONS, HIGH-ACHIEVERS AND BUSINESS TITANS ON DECEMBER 16; Chimamanda Adichie, Mikel Obi, Chido Nwangwu get Ambassador of Excellence award

Special to USAfrica (Houston), USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive

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The Anambra State of Nigeria, nicknamed fittingly as The Light of the Nation, will have the varied, powerful rays of its high-achievers, pillars of its robust heritage, scholastic icons, business titans, religious leaders and its very own Ambassadors of Excellence shine with distinction and appreciation on Friday,

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December 16.

In the words of the convener and chief host, Governor Obiano, “I believe that it is an important benchmark and  encouraging civic excellence when we honour and celebrate our high achievers. It is in drawing from those practical reasons and strategic vision that we made the decision to pick December 16, 2016 to recognize the leading lights of Anambra State.”

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Obiano who has received various awards for outstanding performance within a few years of his governorship adds “we’re the homeland of some of the greatest human achievers and leaders that Nigeria, Africa and the world know. We’re building on the pedestals of their legacy and vision.”

The honorees are in 10 CATEGORIES, namely: 

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1. PILLARS OF OUR HERITAGE 

2. LIGHT BEARERS 

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3.  LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

4. PHILANTHROPISTS EXTRAORDINAIRE & BUSINESS TITANS 

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5. AMBASSADORS OF EXCELLENCE 

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6. OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE      

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7. PILLARS OF INTER-DENOMINATION HARMONY 

8. ICONS OF EDUCATION

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9. ICONS OF TRADITION & SERVICE TO HUMANITY 

10. POSTHUMOUS 

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Among those being honored (post-humously) are Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu, The Rt. Hon. Dr  Nnamdi Azikiwe who was the First President of independent Nigeria (1963–1966), Gen. Dim Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu who was the founding President of Biafra (1967-1970), author of Things Fall Apart, Prof. Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) and Olaudah Ekwuano (Gustavus Vassa).

All the former Governors of Anambra and the clergy will be honored.

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From the business sector they include the likes of Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, Engr. Arthur Eze and Dr. Ernest Azudialu Obiejesi.

Among the honorees globally noted as  Ambassadors of Excellence include novelist Chimamanda Adichie, soccer superstar John Mikel Obi, USAfrica Founder Dr. Chido Nwangwu, and member of British parliament Chuka Umunna.

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The event will hold in Awka as a formal awards dinner event co-hosted by Gov. Obiano and Anambra’s First Lady Osodieme Ebelechukwu V. Obiano.


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Hostine
December 27, 2019 8:55 am

Nice one

Iyke Ekeoma
May 5, 2018 12:02 am

Chido, well deserved. You have been nothing short of incredible. Wishing you many Moore years of successes.

Dr-Victor Ide-Okoye
May 5, 2018 12:02 am

Yelp!! My homie congratulations

Franca Ukpabia Stovall
May 5, 2018 12:01 am

Mazi congratulations

Josh Amaezechi
May 4, 2018 10:02 pm

Congratulations Great Lion!

Ike Mbelu
May 4, 2018 10:02 pm

Congratulations Mazi,

Jachimike Adiele
May 4, 2018 10:02 pm

Congrats Mazi. Longer shall your shadow grow.

Chidimma Obioha Dureke
May 4, 2018 10:02 pm

Congrats Chido

Steve Ochonma
May 4, 2018 10:02 pm

congrats Chido

Ejike Anyaduba
May 4, 2018 10:02 pm

You deserve that…Communication.H. I.D. O

Emmanuel Nnadozie Onwubiko
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congratulations my brother. But tell your governor to ban this ‘Miss Anamnra’ scam.

Ndaguba Rita
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats on yet another deserving honor.

Sam Okenwa Gloryhouse
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

You worth it. Congrats.
From Apostle sam Okenwa

Helen Arizor
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats Chido! Well deserved!

Adinije Godwin
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats dear

Uche Ohia
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats, bro. You richly deserve it.

Anthony Opo Okonkwo
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats Chido Nwangwu

Chidi Chiege
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congratulations

Chuks Chuks
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congratulations

Ụzọamaka Agbasi
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats Mazi for the recognition

Ekenma Doris Oji
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congratulations well done and well deserved

Ogonnaya Owuru
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats Nwa Chineke!

Jude Azekwoh
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats

Nwangwu Prince Odumegwu
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats. .l look out for many more to come ur way

Joyce Nwosu
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Nwa nne’m nwoke, you deserve the recognition and honor. Congratulations. More to come. You are very hard-working and deserving. Blessings.

Oby Okoli Dike
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Way to go Bros. Congratulations and many more!!!

Jay Ikeme
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats Chido Nwangwu. You deserve this!!!

Innocent Nduanya
May 4, 2018 10:01 pm

Congrats sir

Clement Ezeh
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

You go Chido. Congrats from New Jersey. Well deserved.

Abraham Madu
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Congratulations!

Ekeoma Eme Emmanuel
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Congrats dear.

Nnamdi Ndu
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Congrats Chido!

Chike Ofili
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Congratulations, Chido!

Jacqueline Audu-sylver
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Congratulations

Chukwuemeka C. Ekemezie
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Congratulations, Chido Nwangwu!

Joy Odinye
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Man of Excellence!!!!! Congratulations.

Akpokuedike Aguleri
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Congrats Chido

Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Well deserved, my Oga. You’ve contributed greatly to humanity. Congratulations.

Theophilus Nnorom
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Okuko nabu oke na esi na nwata. From the good old days of Nsukka campus I had no doubt in my mind that you are special. Congrats

Jessy Nwajagu
May 4, 2018 9:59 pm

Mazi congrats

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