The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Engr Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, on Thursday celebrated with Hon Okezie Ezeigbo who marked his birthday at his Umudiawa home in Umuahia North LGA.
While congratulating the celebrant, the Speaker described him as a hardworking and forthright personality who has distinguished himself both in public service and in the political space.
Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji used the opportunity to advise the Ohuhu leaders present to shun politics of clannishness and bitterness because ‘we are all brothers’.
The Speaker wished Hon Okezie Ezeigbo a joyous birthday and more prosperous years to come.
In his response, Hon Okezie Ezeigbo said he was overwhelmed with joy because the Speaker even in his tight schedule still found out time to come celebrate with him on his special day. He thanked the Speaker immensely and wished him well in all his endeavours.
The celebrant who is the Traditional Prime of Umudiawa Ancient Kingdom said that his people have resolved to support the Speaker in his quest to represent the people of Ikwuano/Umuahia at the Federal House of Representatives.
Dignitaries that attended the occasion include, the commissioner for finance, Dr Aham Uko, former member that represented Umuahia North state constituency, Hon Emeka Ejiogu, Peoples Democratic Party State Treasurer, Prince Ben Okezie, Deputy Chairman of Umuahia North LGA, Hon Bob Agbugba, Chief Hope Uwaga among others.
The celebrant, Hon Okezie Ezeigbo, is a one time Transition Chairman of Umuahia North Local Government Area.