It was a remarkable event as no fewer than 50 Traditional rulers across Imo State and beyond, friends, business Associates, Captains of Industry and Political class witnessed the installation of Chief Mike Ejiogu as the Traditional Prime Minister (Onuowu) of Anara Ancient kingdom in Isiala Mbano Local government Area of the state.
The event which took place at the palace of the Traditional ruler of the Comunity HRH Eze Chris Ogemdi Agbugba (Orji Wuru Obodo III) on Saturday 7th August,2021. Indeed, it was double ceremony; his conferment as the Aka Ekpuchi Onwa n’Okigwe zone and installation as the “Onuowu” of Anara ancient kongdom. Thereafter all guests moved down to his(Ejiogu) country home for entertainment .
In his address, the Traditional ruler, HRH Eze Chris Ogemdi Agbugba bared his mind on the modalities of selecting the TPM of the Community, adding that it was the prerogative of the Traditional ruler who worked in synergy with the Eze in council.
The monarch noted that Chief Mike Ejiogu is one of the representatives from Umudo village who emerged victorious as the Traditional Prime Minister (Onuowu) of Anara Ancient Kingdom after a long search since 2013 when Traditional ruler was enthroned without a TPM.
He described Chief Mike Ejiogu as an Illustrious and dynamic son of Anara whose philanthropic, Patriotic, peaceful and pragmatic disposition earned him the enviable status in the community.
During the event, The Imo State Chairman of Traditional Council and Community Policing HRH Eze DR. E,C. OKEKE was represented by his Deputy Owerri zone HRH Eze Akujiobi Osuagwu led other traditional rulers to the occasion.
Also present in the occasion was the Secretary to the State Government of Imo State, Chief Cosmas Iwu led other government functionaries while the Speaker, Imo State House of Assemble was at event with Honourables.
Similarly, the Committee chairman of the state All Progressives Congress APC was also in attendance with other party chieftain and other dignitaries from Lagos, Abuja and Portharcourt.
Speaking with newsmen, the former Imo North APC Senatorial Aspirant and his close associate Hon. Chima Akuzie in separate interviews eulogized Chief Mike Ejiogu on his Installation as the Traditional Prime Minister of Anara Autonomous Community.
In the same vein, the former Okigwe North House of Representatives Aspirant in 2015 Chief Kingsley Obialor described Chief Mike Ejiogu as a Consummate businessman and a philanthropist who has affected people”s lives in all ramifications