Traditional rulers in Anambra Central Senatorial District, has paid a solidarity visit to one of their members and Traditional ruler of Awka community, Obi Gibson Nwosu, who recently returned to Nigeria after medical trip abroad.
The the group led by the Deputy Chairman, Anambra State Council of Traditional Rulers, Igwe Sunday Okafor of Okpuno, said the purpose of the visit was to thank God for the safe return of Obi Nwosu, after a medical trip abroad.
Igwe Okafor expressed gratitude to the people of Awka community, especially the Traditional Prime Minister, Chief Benjamin Okoye, for the total support to Obi Nwosu and called for sustenance.
Contributing, the Chairman of the council in Anambra Central Senatorial District, Igwe Christopher Okpala of Akwaeze, who called for maintainance of the sanctity of the Traditional Institution, cautioned the people against wishing those in authority evil, reminding them of the need to pray for leaders for enhanced development of the society.
In a remark, the Chairman of the Council in Awka South Local Government Area, Igwe Augustine Nwankwo of Isiagu community, said Obi Nwosu is not known as a trouble shooter but one who uses dialogue to achieve meaningful development, urging Awka people to rally round their Traditional ruler for more robust development in the community.
Responding, Obi Nwosu, flanked by his wife, Norah, thanked the Traditional rulers for their support and prayers, and prayed God to visit them at their various points of need, even as he thanked Governor Willie Obiano in a special way for being in touch with him while in the United States.
Some notable members of Awka community, including Professor Austin Nnonyelu, Chief Sebastian Anaekwe, members of Awka Development Union Nigeria, ADUN, led by their Vice President General, Chief Onyebuchi Nwobu, members of Eze Uzu in Council and representatives of the thirty-three villages that make up Awka community were present at the visit, which featured special prayer for the return of lasting peace in Awka community by the Traditional ruler of Umuawulu, Igwe Joel Egwuonwu.