25-year-old Oluchi Blessing Nwizugbo has emerged the brand new Face of Okija (feminine) on the simply concluded Face of Okija Cultural pageant. Oluchi is a graduate of Historical past and Worldwide Relations from the Ebonyi State College.
Within the male class, Unachukwu Promise Chidi, who can also be 25, emerged the winner. He’s a graduate of Accounting from the Anambra State College.
At an elaborate ceremony attended by the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, famend activist and public talking icon, Professor Patrick Lumumba and award-winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the brand new queen and king promised to make use of their place to drive consideration to the wants of the much less privileged and disabled throughout the nation.
The founding father of the Obijackson Basis and Group Managing Director of the Obijackson Group of corporations Dr Ernest Azudialu-obiejesi introduced the winners with money of N1million every and a car to assist them propagate their work as the brand new Ambassadors of the Basis. Dr Azudialu-Obiejesi tasked the brand new king and queen to stay worthy ambassadors of the Basis and of Igboland.
“You need to now by your each day conduct show constructive virtues that your friends will proceed to emulate. As Ambassadors of the Obijackson Basis you occupy a place of affect, we’re approaching you to make use of it to influence humanity,” stated Dr Ernest Obiejesi.
The Face of Okija Cultural Competition began in 2014 as an initiative to drive the eye of the youths to the constructive values within the Igbo tradition.
This 12 months, an emphasis was positioned on discouraging the youths from embarking on the harmful journey throughout the Mediterranean sea to Europe looking for an imaginary higher life.
Audio system on the occasion together with professor Patrick Lumumba and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie identified that the pasture on Nigeria continues to be inexperienced if solely the youths can stay hardworking centered and inventive.