Garland, as ABS Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka bags chieftaincy title


It was indeed a funfair on Friday in Ehime Mbano, Imo State as the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka bagged chieftaincy as the Nwachigoziri I of Umualumaku kingdom.

The chieftaincy conferment which took place at the palace of His Royal Highest, Christopher C. U Okoro, the Aku I of Umualumaku was attended by the crème dela crème in the Nigerian sporting fraternity.

The astute administrator and seasoned sports journalist, who is also a member of the Strategic Studies Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was honoured by his community for his contributions to unity and peace, sports development, support to community development and humanity.

Speaking at the event, the Royal father of the Umualumaku kingdom, Eze Christopher Okoro lauded the selfless services of Alloy Chukwuemeka to the growth and development of the kingdom on which merit he bestowed him with the title Nwachigoziri I.

“Alloy Chukwuemeka has really made us pride in this community and has proved himself to be a good ambassador of Umualumaku kingdom in the diaspora.

” He has uphold the sanctity of this community and has foster the unity of this kingdom the more from his annual football competition among youths of this kingdom.

“On this and many more, I deemed it worthy enough to bestowed on him honorary traditional title as Nwachigoziri I. We hope he will plough his wealth of experience to the development of this kingdom, ” the royal father said.

In the same vein, the executive chairman of the club owners of Nigeria, Barrister Isaac Danladi eulogized Alloy Chukwuemeka as a man of virtues and integrity.

” Alloy Chukwuemeka is a man of integrity as whatever he promised he wouldn’t renege. He is a man of his word. I was earlier envisaged how he will sail in the midst of these aged chiefs. But I was averse by the adage that says a child that knows how well to wash hand will dine and wine with the aged.

“The honour is well deserved, considering the notable contributions of Alloy Chukwuemeka to his community, and what he stands for in Nigeria as a whole.

“What I have seen today shows he is indeed a proud son of the soil. And we wish him the best in his new callings,” Danladi added.

In his goodwill message Alloy Chukwuemeka expressed his appreciation to the royal father and the chiefs of the community for the honour and said the new title will afford him to do more to Umualumaku kingdom.

“The purpose for this chieftaincy title started about four years ago having been raised by his Royal highness Eze Christopher Okoro.

“With this honour, I shall strive hard to double my humanitarian services to the community. I hoped to raise indigene of this kingdom to stardom in the field of football,” Alloy promised.

Notable football stakeholders, the sporting media practitioners across the country, friends, well wishers and associates witnessed the ceremony.


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