By Francis Igata
ENUGU—Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State,yesterday,paid a courtesy visit to Onuiyi Haven, the Nsukka residence of Nigeria’s first President, the late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, promising to turn his official residence in Enugu into a tourist site.
Gov. Ugwuanyi who was accompanied by the former Minister of Information, Chief Nnia Nwodo; Second Republic politician, Chief Maxi Ukuta; the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Prof. Mrs. Rose Onah and other top government functionaries, said they were at the residence to pay their respects and express the courtesies and the goodwill of the government and the people of Enugu State.
The governor thanked and commended the wife of Nigeria’s former President, Dame Prof. Uche Azikiwe for the family’s continued support and service to the state government and the entire nation.
He also commended her for upholding the legacies of her late husband, describing him as “the undisputed icon of Nigerian nationalism, most revered statesman, political philosopher, nation builder, international political figure, celebrated journalist, author, orator and more importantly, our beloved father and brother.”