From Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha

Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s Chief of Staff, Chief Ernest Ezeajughi. has been honoured by his community, Awgbu Progress Union (APU) in Orumba North Local Government Area of the state.

The event was held at the St. Michael’s School field, was attended by dignitaries from across the state and beyond.

Ezeajughi, a distinguished son of Awgbu, previously served as the Mayor of the London Borough of Brent which led his appointment as Chief of Staff to the Governor and has marked a significant milestone in his career.

Governor Soludo who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Professor Solo Chukwulobelu who led members of the state executive council to the event described Ezeajughi as the engine house of the government.

Other notable attendees included the Principal Secretary to the Governor, JPC Anaeto; the Vice-Chancellor of Anambra State University, Professor Kate Omenugha; the Commissioner of Police, Anambra State, Nnaghe Itam; and the Igwes of Orumba.

The event also attracted saw the ASATU Anambra, led by its president, Barr. Titus Akpudo; members of the Anambra Traders Association, led by its president; and other esteemed guests.

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The Igwe Cabinet and the President General of Awgbu, Emmanuel Ugochukwu Akidi, played host to the dignitaries and community members who gathered to celebrate Ernest Ezeajughi’s achievement.

Akidi in a remark commended Governor Soludo for appointing their illustrious son as Chief of Staff, describing it as a square peg in a square hole and round peg in round hole due his wealth of experience.

In his remarks, Ernest Ezeajughi expressed gratitude to the community for their unwavering support and pledged to continue serving the state with dedication and excellence.

He called for unity of purpose in the town and a de-escalation in internal politics to move the town forward, urging all warring parties to shield their sword.

The event served as a testament to the community’s pride in their illustrious son and their commitment to celebrating achievements that bring honour to Awgbu in particular and Anambra State in general.

The reception featured traditional music, dance, and nkwu enu from Awgbu, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Awgbu.

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