A very well cherished and respected group of people in Owerri Municipality under the platform of “Chidumaga Age Grade”, who are sons and daughters of Owerri Nshi-Ise Autonomous Community in Owerri Metropolis, was on Sunday, Sept.15th 2019,officially celebrated their association’s 7 years,since establishment.
Speaking, the Chairman of Chidumaga Age Grade,Comr.Augustine Osuji,expressed delight and satisfaction on the successes so far recorded towards the growth, peace, unity and progressiveness amongst his age grade members in Owerri,even as he prayed God Almighty to continue to give them wisdom,love and understanding to remain formidable, so as to care for the welfare of each other.
He thanked all the members of the grade for their collective support in ensuring the unity of the association,which according to him,is aimed at uniting them as one people irrespective of their various villages in Owerri.
Some of the illustrious sons of Owerri and some other non-indigenes who were honored with certificates as Patrons of Chidumaga Age Grade includes:”Mr.Uzoma Elvis Nnadi,aka Uzo Ndaa Uzo, Mr.Emeka Ozurumba,(the former Chairman of Umuodu Owerri Youths),Mr.Mmaduachi Nwaiwu,aka Ofoma Mbaise and the Traditional Ruler of Hausa Communities in Imo (Sariki Ama-Hausa),HRM Alahaji Awwual Suleiman,Sariki III of Owerri Municipal, who was ably represented by Mr.Babs Babs.
Expressing their profound joy as Chidumaga Patrons, Mr.Uzoma Nnadi,and Mr.Emeka Ozurumba,respectively thanked God and the members of the age grade for founding them worthy to belong to the association as Patrons.
They however promised never to let them (the association) down.
More so, a member of the Chidumaga Age Grade, Hon.Comr.Chinonso Ebere,aka Abulity,who have piloted the affairs of the age in the past, expressed delight to witness the 7th-year-anniversary of Chidumaga Age Grade in Owerri Municipal.
Comr.Abulity,therefore called on those honoured as Patrons to always think positively towards the growth and welfare of Chidumaga Age Grade, even as he charged them to be up and doing,including the Sariki Ama-Hausa Owerri,and others.
Comr.Ebere,while speaking,described their Patronship as great privilege to associate with Chidumaga Age Grade of Owerri Municipal. He further prayed for long life and prosperity amongst the people of Owerri Municipality,as he proclaimed the joy to be an Owerri man.