JUST IN: Item Traditional rulers confers Chieftaincy title on Bende Deputy Chairman Hon Promise Uzoma Okoro.
Item Traditional rulers Council has conferred Chieftaincy title of ‘NWACHINAEMERE1 OF ITEM’ on the Deputy Chairman of Bende Local Government Area, Hon Chief Promise Uzoma Okoro.
The Conferment took place today, Saturday, the 17th day of September, 2022, at the just concluded New Yam 2022 celebration (INU NDI ITEM) of the entire Item ancient Kingdom held at Comprehensive Secondary school, along College road Okoko Item Bende Local Government Area.
Speaking on the choice of title, HRH Eze Dr Innocent Kalu Mba, (Okpi Of Item) who doubles as the Chairman, Item Traditional royal council said it was a way to encourage the Deputy Chairman of Bende Local Government Area, Hon Promise Uzoma Okoro referencing his outstanding achievements.
Performing the conferment, the Chairman of Bende Council of Traditional rulers, Eze Uwakwe Ukaegbu said Hon Promise Uzoma Okoro is the type of young leaders Bende is praying to have, he prayed that God to continue to sustain and lift the Deputy Chairman Hon Promise Uzoma Okoro higher in his political endeavors.
Responding, the Deputy Chairman Bende Local Government Area Hon Chief Promise Uzoma Okoro (Nwachinaemere1 of Item) said he was very happy to have been found worthy and deserving of a Chieftaincy title by the entire Item ancient Kingdom.
"With what you have done today my father's, I have entered a Political covenant with Item ancient Kingdom, I won't forget this honour as God continue to sustain me.”
He appreciated them for the Chieftaincy title as he said God has spoken through the traditional rulers of Item.
Some of the family and friends that accompanied the Deputy Chairman included Hon Nduaka Nworisara, Mrs Ori Agwara, Hon Iheme Elijah, Hon Oforbuike Agwu, Hon Nduka Isaiah, The Ward Chairmen of PDP in Ugwueke Ezeukwu, Mrs Oyiri Elijah,Mr Eke Anyaele among others.