Obiano, Ngige Hail Anyaoku on 88th Birthday


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By David-Chyddy Eleke

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, have hailed the former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, Chief Emeka Anyaoku,

The Anambra State governor described Anyaoku as Anambra’s gift to the world.

Obiano said this in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, wishing him a happy 88th birthday celebration.

Speaking further through Adinuba, Obiano said: “Chief Anyaoku is a very important gift which Anambra State gave to the world. He is arguably the most famous and honoured of all Commonwealth secretary-generals ever.

“During his tenure, the Commonwealth became a very important institution for the struggle for democracy, human rights and dignity of the human person. The world remembers how the organisation fought to save Ken Saro-Wiwa, the Nigerian writer and Ogoni…

Source: Thisday Newspaper