By Joel Chukwuaghonim
His Royal Majesty Kenneth Ezegbunem, the Obi of Nsukwa has said that his Kingdom needs a university of Agriculture. Obi Ezegbunem disclosed this during the week in a chat with newsmen at his palace at Nsukwa. He stated also that global law is made to save people from further spread of corona virus disease. He used the medium to commend the State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa “THE ROAD MASTER” for his good governance, distribution of dividends of democracy across the nooks and crannies of the state.On his part, Hon Chief Festus Bigwua, said during the council of chiefs meeting in NsukwaPalace that Nsukwa community is the food basin of the state. He disclosed that his community cultivates tomatoes, melon, plantain, cucumber, beans, water melon, cassava, yam, oil palm plantation among other crops.He appealed to government to come and sight College of Agriculture or University of Agriculture at Nsukkwa in order to boost the agriculture in the state.
In a related development, Chief Barrister Okofu Emeka the Onyekwue of Nsukwa Kingdom and also the legal adviser, Obi-in- Council of Nsukwa Kingdom said, “we are totally in support of the reign of His Royal Majesty Obi Kenneth Ezegbunem.He said Nsukwa Community has all it takes to site College of Agriculture or University of Agriculture in Nsukwa Community.
Chief Samson Osayem, the Iyase of Nsukwa Kingdom, Chief Lawrence Chukwuji, Chief J.E. Ufoh, Chief J.E Dome, Chief Festus Bigwai, Chief Cosmas Okwuchi, Chief Emmanuel Osekwum, Chief Bolu Felix the Ugobueze of Nsukwa Kingdom, Chief P.I Osadebe, Chief P.I Izuegbu, Chief Barrister Okwuofu Emeka, Comrade Otuya Kelvin, Nsukwa Community Youth Leader, Mr. Michael Onyebuolise, the Nsukwa Community Development Chairman.Meanwhile, Mr. Onyebuolise, the CDC Chairman has lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for not allowing the spread of Coronavirus to go on a high rate in Delta State. He thanked him for his good leadership in and outside Delta State. He also thanked His Royal Majesty, Obi Kenneth Ezegbunem for his good leadership among his subjects and Nsukwa Community.
However, the Nsukwa monarch, HRM Obi Kenneth Ezegbunem 1,J.P, Agbaogidi Oloeome has called on his subjects to abide by the global best practice of stay at home order of Government to avoid the spread of the of Coronavirus Pandemic which is currently ravaging the entire world.Obi Ezegbunem reminded the Governor that the major desire of Nsukwa is citing college of Agriculture or University of Agriculture in the area, noting that his community has already mapped-out land for the project.
The royal father observed that Governor Okowa has distinguished himself from other Governors in the country by proving himself as a road master and a God sent Governor to Deltans. He appealed to his subjects to join hands with him to develop Nsukwa.
He thanked his chiefs for their support towards the progress of Nsukwa. He appealed to Nsukwa sons and daughters both at home and abroad to come home and contribute their quota for the development of the community.