Anambra State Authorities stated it’s saddened by the dying of two of its distinguished sons, Igwe Alex Nwokedi, the normal ruler of Achalla Kingdom in Awka North Native Authorities Space, and a famend highlife musician, Chief Emeka Maduka, who’s most popularly referred to as Morocco.
In an announcement signed by the Commissioner for Data and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, and made out there to DAILY POST in Awka, the state authorities extolled the virtues of Igwe Nwokedi and Maduka.
On Nwokedi, Adinuba wrote; “He had earlier served exceedingly properly because the Basic Supervisor of the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC) and Chief Press Secretary to Basic Olusegun Obasanjo when the latter was the army Head of State from 1976 to 1979; he’s nonetheless thought of by many Nigerians to be the perfect press secretary to serve any Nigerian chief.
“Nwokedi’s ascendancy to the throne of his ancestors in a rural neighborhood impressed a era of extremely completed professionals in numerous endeavours to aspire to guide their communities, regardless of the extent of improvement. “
He talked about the present chairman of the Anambra State Council of Conventional Rulers, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha, the lately deceased Eze 11 of Ndikelionwu in Orumba North Native Authorities Space, Professor Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike, and Professor Laz Ekwueme, who sits on the throne of Oko neighborhood in Orumba North Native Authorities Space as a few of these impressed by Late Nwokedi.
On Maduka, the commissioner additionally extolled his accomplishments saying he started his music profession as a village minstrel singer however ended up as a celebrated highlife musician.
“Morocco represents the everyday Anambra individual: an infectious dedication to not solely succeed but in addition excel in any chosen area, whatever the humble beginnings. Maduka recorded some 120 albums,” Adinuba stated.