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The Kingmakers in Ogwashi-Uku kingdom, Delta state have crowned a successor to the throne, following the passing on of His Royal Majesty (HRM), Obi (Prof) Chukwuka Okonjo.
Dependable sources disclosed that son of the Late monarch, Ifechukwude Okonjo, a financial management expert and CEO of Chevy Chase Consulting, was installed midnight Thursday and presented Friday morning as the new Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State.
According to the kingmakers, the ascension of Ifechukwude Okonjo followed the passing of his father Okonjo at the age of 91 and the completion of necessary traditional rites.
The processes include the new Obi’s endorsement and presentation by the Umu Obi Obahai Royal Family of Ogwashi-Uku and the traditional chalking and crowning ceremonies conducted by the Ikelike and Agidiehi Kingmakers in Ogwashi-Uku.
The new Obi, who also worked for Halliburton Nigeria, attended Federal Government College, Enugu. He obtained his A levels as an external student of the University of London before proceeding to United States of America where he bagged two bachelors degrees in Economics and History from University of Maryland, College Park and an MBA from University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in Business Administration from University of Paris, in France.