Chief Ben Etiaba, a worthy son of Nnewi received a huge traditional recognition from the people of Ukpo in Dunukofia LGA.
HRH Igwe Dr Robert Eze MD, whose kingdom is quite remarkable for the high profile regard he enjoys, not the least, that he is also the Royal father to Prince Arthur Eze conferred the title of Ezechikwadolu1 to Chief Etiaba.
The traditional father gave first hand account of who Ifennia is, the character trait, and his achievements over the years as what prompted him to recognize Chief Ben Etiaba with such befitting title.
The office Ben Etiaba released official statement regarding the event below:
Leading APC Governorship Aspirant in ANAMBRA 2021 election Chief Ben Etiaba FCA; who first became a Chief 17 years ago when the Grand Patron of Anambra State Council of Traditional Rulers HRH Igwe KON Orizu 111 JP, CON, conferred the highly esteemed traditional title of IFENNIA NNEWI on him, yesterday received another prophetic title of EZECHIKWADOLU 1 OF UKPO ANCIENT KINGDOM at the Royal Palace of Okofia VI.
This time around Etiaba’s conferment was by HRH Igwe Dr Robert Eze MD, the traditional ruler of Ukpo Ancient Kingdom of Dunukofia Anambra State.
Governors who attended the Ukpo OFALA 2020 festival that witnessed the conferment ceremony of Ukpo’s very first EZECHIKWADOLU included Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, and Gov. Ganduje of Kano State.
Mr. Onyeka Agusiobo
(SA Media to Chief Ben Etiaba)
Despite the congested schedule with events around the state, Chief Ben Etiaba Ezechikwadolu 1 still pulled a huge crowd of admirers to the event.