SUBJECT: PRESIDENT OF LIBERIA MRS. ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF ARRIVES IMO,
RECEIVES CHIEFTAINCY TITLE OF “ADA DI OHA NMA” OF IMO STATE.
President of Liberia, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been honoured with a
befitting Chieftaincy title of “ADA DI OHA NMA” of Imo State. The
Chieftaincy title was conferred on her by the Chairman of the State
Council of Traditional Rulers, HRM, Eze Samuel Ohiri at the Eze Imo
Palace Owerri on Thursday, November 9, 2017.
President Sirleaf had arrived Owerri through the Sam Mbakwe
International Cargo Airport where the Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha
received her with the wife, Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha and other Senior
government functionaries, and she is in the State for a two-day visit on
the invitation of the Rochas Foundation College of Africa.
The Liberian President was driven straight to the Eze Imo Palace at
Mbari Street Owerri where she was Conferred with the Chieftaincy title
which means, “The Daughter that is good for all”.
Conferring the Chieftaincy title on Mrs. Sirleaf, Eze Ohiri said she has
done Africa proud especially the women folks and deserves to be
Receiving the Chieftaincy title, Mrs. Sirleaf said she was happy to be
in Imo State and noted that generally speaking Africa as a Continent and
the nations that Constitute the region have not done badly in all
Considerations, adding that with Education, hardwork and Unity of
purpose, Africa would soon get to the Promised Land.
Governor Rochas Okorocha in his own speech stated that Mrs. Sirleaf is a
pride to Africa and an inspiration to all the women in Africa and
beyond, adding that her coming to the State was exciting.
The Liberian President would on Friday, November 10, 2017 meet with the
Students of Rochas Foundation College of Africa for interaction and
would also particularly parley with Liberian Students in the College
whose Parents died of the Ebola disease.
– SAYS AFRICA HASN’T DONE BADLY
– AS GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA DESCRIBES HER AS A PRIDE TO AFRICA
It is also expected that the Liberian President will buy into the vision
2030 of the Rochas Foundation College of Africa which has been
programmed to ensure that more than one million children of Africa are
taken off the streets and given quality education.
Mrs. Sirleaf will also deliver a lecture to Imo women on the title
“Women in Politics” and will equally be honoured with Imo Merit Award
and a road to be named after her, while a statue will also be unveiled
in her honour and her name given a place in the Imo Hall of Fame.
Some African leaders had earlier been honoured, and the people of the
State are happy to be receiving these leaders Since the State has so
much been developed by the Current government in its urban Renewal
Programme which has made the State fit to host any leader from any part
of the world.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor