Ohanaeze Ndigbo salutes Nwabueze @90
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has felicitated with Professor Ben Nwabueze at 90.
In statement sent to Elombahnews and signed by the spokesman of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Alex Ogbonnia described Professor Ben Nwabueze as a quintessential Igbo, rich in intellect, courage, ingenuity, tenacity, hard work and patriotism.
Alex further said that among the Igbo, Nwabueze has written his name in gold as founding secretary general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
The statement read in part, “Professor Nwabueze is a quintessential Igbo; rich in intellect, courage, ingenuity, tenacity, hard work and patriotism.
“Among the Igbo, Professor Nwabueze has written his name in gold as the founding secretary-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. He is endowed with a magnetic mien, upright transparent disposition, disarming scholarship and an amazing public relation; the sterling qualities that helped to galvanized eminent Igbos to lend their supports in nurturing Ohanaeze Ndigbo to attain an enviable global status.
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo is very proud of this rare gem, Professor Ben Nwabueze, for his various accomplishments; an erudite scholar with over thirty books to his credit, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, former minister of education, a prodigy in constitutional law-whose works have added profound values in constitutional development of several African countries.
“The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worlwide led by Ambassador Professor George Obiozor will continue to celebrate Nwabueze as a formidable moral edifice and a veritable source of inspiration to the younger generation . He is a man who speaks truth to power with lucid erudition and inspiring conviction.
“In congratulating Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, we pray to God for more years in good health.”