The Nkanu Youths Council has described the former Governor of the Old Anambra State, Chief Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo as father of Nkanu Nation-.
A congratulatory message signed by National President of the Council, Monday Diamond, National Secretary, Chidera Okoye and the Public Relations Officer, Princewill Ugwu to commemorate the 80th birthday of Chief Nwobodo, the group described as immeasurable his leadership qualities, honesty, integrity as well as patriotism..
NYC said Chief Nwobodo who served Nigeria meritoriously in various capacity stood for the Unity of the Country.
“On behalf of the indigenous youths of Nkanu Nation comprising Nkanu East, Nkanu West, Enugu South, Enugu North, Enugu East and Isi-uzo LGAs, it is our solemn pleasure to celebrate you on this day as you mark your *80th *Birthday*.
“Sir, the chronicle of the successful years you have so far spent epitomizes your indefatigable efforts in projecting the principles, moral and ethnic values of Wawa People to the entire Igbo race all over the world.
“Your Oratory prowess, Visionary, leadership qualities, humility, honesty, integrity, dignity, patriotic and fashionistic equalities are immeasurable.
“At the mention of the name *J-I-M!!!*, the crowd echoes in ethos to radiate the physical ambience of an environmental serenity.
“Sir, haven successfully and meritoriously served Nigeria in various offices and attained the status of a Living Legend, operating through several offices and becoming a former Governor,former Senator,former Minister and so on, you have proven to be a great and illustrious Son of Nkanu Nation, Enugu State and Nigeria, and also, Father to Nkanu Nation.
“Sir, as we celebrate you today, our prayer for you on this day is that you continue to grow in wisdom and God’s protection as you keep making us proud, by actively contributing to national development in the capacity of an *elder-statesman.*
“We celebrate you our Grand-Patron!