On a rare and momentous occasion, the Chief Executive Officer of Gific Printing Solutions Limited, Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Ukachukwu, was recently honored with a Traditional Chieftaincy title from the Ancient Kingdom of Nnewi by the Igwe of Nnewi Kingdom – the traditional supreme ruler and longest-serving tribal king in the world – Igwe Dr. K.O.N Orizu III, CON, JP. during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration of his reign. The ceremony marked the Igwe’s 98th birthday and the remarkable 60th year on the throne and also witnessed the adornment of their illustrious daughter – Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Ukachukwu – Iyom Ada Ife Nnewi with the prestigious Chieftaincy Title, a recognition well-deserved and a celebration of a lifetime.
The honour was announced through an official statement from the Principal Secretary to Igwe Nnewi, Prince Dr. Obi Orizu, who expressed the Igwe’s desire to recognize Dr. Mrs. Ukachukwu for her outstanding contributions to the development of Nnewi and Nigeria at large.
According to Prince Dr. Obi Orizu, “The Traditional Chieftaincy Title, a symbol of deep respect and appreciation, is reserved for individuals who have significantly impacted the growth and prosperity of the community and Dr. Mrs. Ukachukwu’s exemplary efforts in the development of Nnewi have earned her this prestigious recognition.”
The event combined the joyous celebration of Igwe’s 98th birthday, his 60th reign, and the acknowledgment of Dr. Mrs. Ukachukwu’s remarkable dedication and tireless efforts in Nnewi community development have left an indelible mark in the lives of our people and on the nation.” The statement read.
This recognition came a few months after Dr. Mrs. Ukachukwu was awarded – The Inspired to Inspire recognition award at the Inspired to Inspire – Why She Leads Conference for remarkable women leaders, industry experts, and influential women in the Nigerian printing and promotional sectors.