- Nollywood actor Bob-Manuel Udokwu gets chieftaincy title from his home town
- The actor who is a special adviser to Anambra state governor is now the Nze Anagba Nkili meaning Chief that people rush to behold of Ogidi town
- This will be his second chieftaincy title in to years as he was conferred with the Onye Anagba Nkili meaning The one who people rush to behold
Seasoned Nollywood actor Bob-Manuel Udokwu has been honoured by his community with a chieftaincy title.
The handsome actor with a deep voice was decorated with the chieftaincy title of Nze Anagba Nkili by the traditional ruler of his home town Ogidi in Anambra state Igwe Uzo Onyido on Sunday, May 6.
The actor is now among decision makers and opinion leaders in Ogidi town.
Bob-Manuel who is a senior special adviser to Anambra state governor on creative media wrote a statement about his new title. Excerpts from the statement reads:
"The traditional ruler of my home town Ogidi in Anambra state Igwe Uzo Onyido has conferred on me the chieftaincy title of Nze Anagba Nkili meaning Chief that people rush to behold as my town's recognition of my contribution to the upliftment of the society through entertainment.
The ceremony took place on Sunday, 6th May 2017 at the Igwe's palace in Ogidi in Idemili North local government area of Anambra state.
Speaking at the occasion, Igwe Onyido said that with this new title, my status in the society especially in Ogidi has been elevated to be among decision makers and opinion leaders in the town. He also prayed God to uplift me further in the society.
Responding, I pledged to use my celebrity status to work for the success of the Igwe, Ogidi town, Anambra state and Nigeria as a whole."
Meanwhile, Udokwu was on November 16, 2015, conferred with his first chieftaincy title by the Igwe of Enugwu Aguleri also in Anambra state Eze Chukwuemeka Eri. He was made the Onye Anagba Nkili meaning The one who people rush to behold.
So if you see the handsome actor you can call him double chief.
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