By Fidel Ozugha and Pius Ujubuonu
All days are equal but some days are more special than December 29th of every year is set aside by Ukpor indigenes – particularly by Ukpor Improvement Union (U.I.U) central body to honour and celebrate special individuals who have distinguished themselves in different works of life, whose exploits have in no small measure impacted positively to her. Some people are born great while some have greatness entrusted into their hands. Some achieve greatness out of dint of hard work.
Such are the galaxy of stars Ukpor, headquarters of Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, assembled to honour and celebrate on Thursday, 29th December, 2020; and this year’s edition is designed to mark the transition from Chief Emma C. Nwachukwu (Onodugo) led administration to a new executive led by Chief Izuchukwu Nwawulu (Dara Obiekunie) as the President-General elect.
Royal Father of the Day is HRM,Igwe Dr. Felix C. N. Onyimadu JP, KSJI, IgweUkpor. Grand Patron of Ukpor Improvement Union (U.I.U) Chief Mbazulike Amechi, Dara Akunwafor Ukpor will grace the occasion.One of the leading Amazons in the present generation, Dr. (Mrs) Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, an Ukpor daughter but married to Abagana, will be the Special Guest of Honour while Barr. Ikenna Amechi, former Honourable Member, Anambra State House of Assembly, will be the Chairman of the occasion. Hon. Johnbosco Akaegbobi (Odaa Opue), Representing Nnewi South Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, will be the Guest of Honour. The event will take place on Thursday, December 29, 2020, at St. Mary’s Field, Central Area, Ukpor, Anambra State, by 2:00pm. Those to be honoured are: