BY PRINCELY ONYENWE,IMO
Last Saturday October 9,2021 will forever remain indelible in the hearts of the General Manager of Imo ENTRACO, Hon MacDonald Ebere, PhD, and his immediate family as the State government of Senator Hope Uzodimma-led Shared Prosperity Administration literally relocated to his palatial country home along World Bank road to celebrate with him on his tripod Thanksgiving.
The colourful event which has assumed major discourse in Owerri capital city was witnessed by the Secretary to the government of Imo State, Chief Cosmos Iwu, who represented the State Governor, Chief of Staff, Sir Nnamdi Anyaehie, Deputy Chief of Staff, Barr Emeka Agbo, State Chairman of the ruling APC, Prince Marcon Nlemigbo, Owerri zone APC Apex Leader, Prince Lemmy Akakem, APC operational leader in the State, Prince Charles Amadi, Hon Matthew Omegara frm.MHR, Hon Austin Nwachukwu , Hon Dan Ogu Comm.For Sports, Barr Ralph Nwosu Comm.For Works and Chief Henry Njoku(Harritex).
Others are Hon Eddy Obinna,member for Aboh Mbaise State Constituency, Hon Uju Onwudiwe,member for Njaba State constituency, Hon Emeka Njoku, member for Ehime Mbano State Constituency, Hon Tony Umezurike Frm.Comm for Water Resources, Dr Iyke Njoku frm.Comm.For Environment, Dr Fabian Ihekwueme frm.Comm.For International affairs, Hon.Noble Atulegwu frm.Comm.For Entrepreneur, Barr. Kingsley Ononuju frm Comm.Special Duties, Hon Oby Ajoku frm.Comm.Livestock, Hon Innocent Ikpamezie GM OCDA, Hon Mrs Josephine Nnoham Woman Leader Imo State Apc, Dr Fidel Onyeneke, Hon Clinton Amadi, Hon Robertson Ekwebelem, Hon Nzekwe Ugochukwu, Hon Ikenna Emeh, Hon Onyekachi Ibezim, Hon Alex Emeziem, Barr Obi South, Mr Austin Njoko( CEO Priceless Stores), Chief CDB Williams, Chief Batos Nwadike, Hon.Modestus Nwamkpa, Barr.Mrs Mary Onyeka, Chief Innocent Agor, Dr Omenuko(IMO STATE UNIVERSITY) and Hon Evans Anozie
The roll call of who is who also include, Chief Mrs Jullie Egbo, Chief Victor Asams, Very Rev CNN Nwanebo, Mrs Susan Njemanze Registrar Imo Poly, Mrs Justina Ogba, Chief Sam Anokam, Hon Ambrose Nkwodinma( IMC Owerri Municipal), Hon. Tony Iwuamadi(IMC CHAIRMAN IKEDURU), Hon Mayor Nweke( IMC Chairman Ngor Okpala), Chief Lams Ibeh(IMC CHAIRMAN OWERRI NORTH), Hon Franklin Onyejiaka(IMC CHAIRMAN NKWERE),Chief Uka Ihekwoaba, Barr Tagbo Obidiaso, Sir Law Okoye(DOP ENTRACO), Chief CeCe Ekpe, Chief Sam Osuji, Chief Emeka Akpahu, Hon Ken Okafor, Hon Kelechi Azuike , Chief Edward Emeanuo CEO Immaculate Hotels Owerri, Mrs Chika Ibekwe, Mrs Ada Ekekwe, Chief Nnadozie Udensi, Chief Jude Opara(Shapume), Hon Osondu Chimaokwu, Hon Andrew Chidi, Dr Ifeanyi Nwachukwu, Barr. Victor Nwogu, Hon.Geofrey Ihentuge, Hon.Amanze Njemanze, Hon Ikem Unegbu, Mrs Esther Kamalu, Mrs Ijeoma Ubah, Sir Emeka Ify, Hon Chris Nze, Hon.Pius Osuji, a galaxy of Catholic priests led by Rev Fr.Prof Jerome Okonkwo.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Secretary to the government of Imo State, Chief Cosmos Iwu, who represented Governor Hope Uzodimma at the event sounded it loud and clear that the presence of the entire State functionaries at the occasion is an indication that the present administration is very much happy with the performance of the celebrant.
Iwu, who noted that Hon MacDonald Ebere is one of the vital apostles of the Shared Prosperity Administration, stressed that Ebere has in no small measure added value to the government of Senator Hope Uzodimma.
The amiable SGI who conveyed the Governor’s felicitation to the Birthday “Boy”also used the occasion to disclose the determination of the State government to touch the lives of the people with peoples oriented projects.
Adding his voice the State Caretaker Chairman of the ruling APC, Prince Marcon Nlemigbo who led other Executives to the occasion said that the celebrant Hon MacDonald Ebere, PhD, has brought honour to the party with his recent academic accomplishments.
Nlemigbo, who couldn’t hide his feelings for Ebere, however maintained that the party will be ever willing and ready to support his future political aspirations as a way of celebrating and encouraging their own.
Also, speaking, the Owerri zone APC apex leader and the Prince of Owerri federal Constituency, Prince Lemmy Akakem declared that Hon MacDonald Ebere remained a brand in Owerri federal constituency and Owerri zone in general.
According to him ” MacDonald Ebere deserved every celebration because he has true determination and dint of hard work prepared himself fully for any public responsibility.
Earlier, the elated celebrant, Hon MacDonald Ebere, PhD, who was supported by his elegant wife ,Chioma and children including his mother, explained that he owe God Almighty and Governor Hope Uzodimma all the gratitude for saving his life.
The astute administrator cum politician who is the General Manager of Imo ENTRACO further declared that the gathering was one way to appreciate God and some people God used to save his life especially his dear wife Chioma.
Ebere, who clearly declared that he is alive today is a testimony, maintained that he will stop at nothing in serving God and humanity.
He expressed great delight at the galaxy of dignitaries who gathered to celebrate him especially, Governor Hope Uzodimma who was represented by the SGI,Chief Cosmos Iwu and other high profile state government functionaries including his friends across party divide.
9News Nigeria (Owerri)
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