Akokwa United Peoples Assembly, AUPA, heartily felicitates with the good people of Akokwa on the occasion of the official opening of Akokwa Unity Centre and celebration of the 2017Akokwa Mass Return.
This momentous occasion calls for back-slapping for it signifies that Akokwa has come of age.
Our Akokwa, the ancient town of Akokwa in Ideato North local government area of Imo state will be agog on Saturday, December 30, 2017 as our sons anddaughters, as well as other prominent Imo indigenes throng St.Peter’s Anglican School field, Akokwato witness history made.
The eventis the official opening of Akokwa Unity Centre and celebration of the 2017 Akokwa Mass Return. It will be chaired by Barrister Okey Muomalu; the imposing ultra-modern Akokwa Unity Centre was powered by AUPA, the umbrella socio-cultural body of the Akokwa nation.
This epoch event affords Akokwa the opportunity to honour some of its illustrious sons. Chairman of the Orange Group, Sir Tony Ezenna (Ikenga Akokwa) is one of the Akokwa sons that will begiven an Award of Honour. We rejoice with Sir. Ezenna on this well-deserved award, Chairman of Envoy Oil ltd, Sir Linus Ojimba will also mount the podium to receive an award.
As part of the honour for deserving sons and daughters of the town, the statue of our late Icon,Professor (Chief) Elechukwu Njaka who founded the famous ERNEST GAMES GRAMMER SCHOOL AKOKWA, now Akokwa High School will be unveiled at this event. Late Professor Njaka is the elder brother ofLate Dr. Otuokere Njaka, the second Republic deputy minority leader of the old Imo State House of Assembly. Other activities lined to make this occasion memorable include the display of Akokwa rich cultural heritage, the formal presentation to the Akokwa nationof our delectable daughter, a ravishing beauty and the reigning Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN), Miss Ugochi Mitchel Ihezue.
To generate funds for further development of the town, there will also be #500 million fundraising. AUPA salutes the resilience,industry; business and entrepreneurial shrewdness of our sons and daughters we therefore, have no doubt thatmore than the targeted amount will be realized.
AUPA heartily welcomes His Excellency, Imo state Governor, Rocha Okorocha, himself an Ideato son, totheoccasion as Special Guest of Honour.We also welcome our Guests of Honours: Senator Hope Uzodinma, representing Imo West in the Nigerian Senate, Hon. Austin Chukwukere (JP), member representing Ideato Federal Constituency in the House of Reps.
Others include Hon. Barrister Austin Egwim, member, representing Ideato North in Imo state House of Assembly and Hon, Kingsley Uche Onwuka (TC chairman, Ideato North.
God Bless Akokwa
Ingram Adichie Osigwe
Chairman, Publicity Committee.