Some they say are born great, others labour for it. Little Chris Anaetochi Okewulonu Jnr has equally commenced his journey to the pinnacle of excellence at a young age. Chris Okewulonu Jnr it turns out is not just only destined for greatness but falls under the category of special people. He is the first son of Hon Chief Barr Chris & lolo Chinyere Okewulonu, Chief of Staff, Imo State Government House
Joyful dad and mum were full of thanks to God Almighty for their 25 years Marriage Anniversary and gift of a son
Hon. Chief Barr. Chris Okewulonu, Ebekuodike Obowo, thanked God for blessing him with a male child (Child Dedication), another annual birthday (Birthday Celebration) & 25th years in Marriage (Wedding Anniversary)
Child dedication took place at Avutu Obowo on Tuesday 24th December 2019 and was a roll call of who is who in Imo
His Excellency Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON and his amiable wife, Her Excellency Lady Ebere Ihedioha graced the event with their presence.
Amongst other dignitaries are
The Deputy Governor of Imo State, His Excellency, Rt.Hon.Gerald Irona and wife.
The Hon Speaker of Imo state House of Assembly, Rt.Hon Chiji Collins, Rt Hon Barr. Kennedy Ibeh and Hon Members of Imo state House of Assembly.
Former Governors H/E Chief Achike Udenwa and H/E DR Ikedi Ohakim.
Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu. Chief Tony Chukwu. Prof. Maurice iwu.
Hon.Commissioners, SSA\’S, Local Government chairmen and councillors and people from all walks of life.
The clergy were well represented with Bishop of Okigwe Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Solomon Amarachukwu Amatu and ArchBishop of Owerri Diocese, ArchBishop A.J.V. Obinna
Speaking to the people of Imo state, especially Obowo people, the Executive Governor of Imo state, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON, expressed his enthusiasm and seriousness in serving the good people of Imo state, he said more are coming because he is ever ready to serve Ndi Imo and bring the necessary growth and development that will take Imo to the peak.
The Governor said, \”I promise you true democracy, no propaganda, no lies, but in truth, faithfulness and positive commitment, I will serve all of you very well and ensure that Imo must be rebuilt\”, His Excellency said.
In his speech at the end of the holy mass, the Chief celebrant, Hon Chief Barr. Chris Okewulonu said, \”I consider myself and my wife as the luckiest husband & wife in Nigeria, God has blessed us in so many ways that I cannot thank him enough, today, we are celebrating three different things together, our marriage anniversary, child dedication of Chris Junior and birthday celebration, it can only be God\”
Continuing, he said, \”I cannot thank my friend, my very good longtime friend, my brother, my associate, and my boss, enough, I mean, the Governor of Imo state, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Without any discussion with me for the position he gave me, without lobbying, in fact, without letting me know first, he made me his Chief of Staff; His Excellency (facing the Governor), Be rest assured that I will continue to give you 100% support in the \”Rebuild Imo Agenda\” till we get to the promise land, I will never fail you, His Excellency\”, Barr. Chris promised.
Barr. Okewulonu, urging his people said he was very excited and happy to see everybody and will be happier to see everybody in his house, to celebrate with him, he equally promised to serve and represent Obowo people, Imo state, positively and greatly
Guests were lavished with various delicacies and groups performing including the legendary King Saro Wiwa of Ala Owerri.
Congratulations from all of us at Arise Africa