Browsing: Obiora Okonkwo

The award was conveyed to Dr. Okonkwo in a letter dated April 18, 2019 and signed by the trio of Prof. A. N. Nonyelu, the Director of Unizik Business School; Prof. Ezimma Nnabuife, Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of the awards; and Dr. Uju Ezenekwe, Chairman of the Awards Committee.
According to the letter, Dr. Okonkwo was selected from the array of nominations because o

For several hours on October 6, 2018, the Ogidi country home of High Chief Obiora Okonkwo, Chairman of The Dome Entertainment and Hospitality Center, Abuja, was a center for cultural exhibition as traditional dances, masquerades and traditional flutists reignited passion in Igbo culture with displays as Okonkwo took centerstage to observe his Iwa ji (New Yam Festival) in style.

First, the matter was instituted on December 22, 2014, through an originating summon in the aftermath of the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, conducted to elect a candidate that would stand for election in March 2015. This makes it a pre-election matter. The action followed that of the PDP in refusing to affirm Dr. Okonkwo as winner of the primary election wherein he polled 204 valid delegate votes. Two hundred and ninety-four delegates were accredited for the election, with Okechukwu Akachukwu as returning officer.