Azikiwe, Akanu Ibiam, Okpara get posthumous awards
BY TONY EDIKE
ENUGU – YOUTHS under the auspices of Igbo Youths Movement, IYM, yesterday, bestowed posthumous honours on first Nigerian President, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Governor of defunct Eastern Region, Dr. Francis Akanu Ibiam and the Premier of defunct Eastern Region, Sir Micheal Okpara, for their numerous contributions to Ndigbo and Nigeria.
This came as former vice-President Ekwueme and others called on the youths to work hard physically and mentally to achieve true development and take the country to greater heights.
The group also honored former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme, former Ohanaeze President General, Dr Dozie Ikedife among others in the living category as part of activities marking its 13th Annual Convention.