“A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house” This is true but not the case in Enugwu-Ukwu, a big town in Anambra State where the people honoured their own prophet, Elijah.
The Nigerian Ambassador to Burundi, H.E. Amb. Elijah C. Onyeagba, PhD and his wife, H.E Lady Udo Onyeagba were conferred with a Chieftaincy Title of Ike Enugwu-Ukwu N’ Umunri Ji D’ Ebube and Ugochinyeludiya respectively on Saturday, 8th January, 2022 in his hometown, Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State.
HRM Igwe Sir Ralph Obumneme Ekpeh, Eze Enugwu-Ukwu na Igwe Umunri, Okpalanakana Ukabia Nri IV while during the conferment, described Amb. Elijah Onyeagba as the Ike Enugwu-Ukwu (Power House of Enugwu-Ukwu)’ following his legacies in community and human capacity development for his people and excellent representation of the country, abroad.
Dr. Elijah Onyeagba, is a graduate of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, University of Calabar, Harvard Business School, American University and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Prior to his appointment as Nigerian Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Burundi, being one of the youngest serving Nigerian ambassadors, Chief Elijah Onyeagba is the Leader of the Igba K’Igba Political Movement, the face of the Nigerian youths in politics, being the APC House of Representatives candidate for Anaocha/Njikoka/Dunukofia Federal Constituency in Anambra State in 2019.
Amb. Elijah C. Onyeagba,PhD is a trained Economist and Business Manager. He served as an accomplished banker having worked in several banks including Equitorial Trust Bank (now Sterling Bank), Bond Bank (now Skye Bank), Platinum Bank (now Keystone Bank) and as Head, Commercial (Marketing & Sales), Northern Operations of the Nigeria Securities, Printing & Minting (NSPM) Plc.
Felicitations from Goodness Ene-Bongilli, PhD, Team Lead. Reproductive Health Education, AdasiScience.
Dr. Onyeagba is a business guru and real estate expert, CEO of Countrywide Housing Company (CHC), a multiple award winning role model and leading voice of the future generation.
He is loved by many in his community and outside. A rare breed politician who craves for excellence and productivity. His impact is felt in Burundi especially in areas of youth development, with his trademark program, ‘Runbuja’. “Amb. Elijah C. Onyeagba is simply a man of the people, here in Nigeria and Burundi”, his Media Aide, Mr. Tochi Amalu, said.
AdasiScience celebrates this great achiever, pacesetter and advocate of quality education, youth empowerment and nation building which resonate with our core mandate.
AdasiScience Founder, Isijaan Pace Adasi-Ene and the Graduate Advantage Africa Community felicitate with Amb. Elijah C. Onyeagba, his wife, the good people of Enugwu-Ukwu Town and the Nigerian Embassy in the Republic of Burundi.