Eze Eberechi Dick

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Born
Eberechi Dick

(1932-06-21) 21 June 1932 (age 89)
(Obi Ngwa)
OccupationEducationist
Chancellor
Merchandise
TitleEze Mgboko Ngwa Amaise
SuccessorUgochukwu Bobby Dick

Eze Eberechi N. Dick is the chairman South-East Council of Traditional Rulers.[1] He is also the Deputy Chairman Council of Traditional Rulers in Abia State.[2]

Education and Career

Eze Eberechi was educated at Mgboko Ngwa Amaise Community Primary School, Obingwa.

Reign

Cultural Transformation

The king is the first of Nigerian traditional rulers|Nigerian Monarchs to abolish the Uju Mgboko a festival that has been for ages, thus making abolishing the use of black magic in the Mgboko Ngwa Amaise Kingdom.[3]

Educational Sector

The King was instrumental in the establishment of Abia State University, Abia State. He was the formal chancellor University of Abuja[4] and currently the chancellor Federal University of Technology Minna. [5][6]

Social Advocacy

The King dealt with a political crisis in Mgboko Ngwa by allowing the town in a general assembly to choose a title for him to restore peace in the town. Thereafter, the community named him the ATTORNEY OF PEACE. His other title is, Justice of the Peace (JP). He made sure not to get involved into matters that could bring blood shed. [7] While he was the Abia State Chairman Council of Traditional Rulers, he disowned Kings who abused their rights.[8] He made sure the terrorizing Fulani herdsmen|Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria is tackled[9]

Business

The King facilitated the renovating of the Ariaria International Market and this market gave the whole of Abia State and Aba, Abia|Aba in particular prominence as one of the largest commercial cities in Nigeria.[10]

References

  1. "South East Monarchs Get New Chairman". Imo State Online. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  2. "Traditional Rulers". Abia State Government. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  3. "Why I Stopped My Community Traditional Festivals". www.punchng.com. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  4. "38 Federal Get New Chancellors". The Chronicle Of Education. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  5. "FUT Chancellor Lauds Seamless Selection Of New VC". NTA NG. Retrieved 2020-10-02.
  6. "Jonathan Appoints New Chancellors For Federal Universities". FirstOne NG. Retrieved 2020-10-02.
  7. "I don't support Biafra". All Africa. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  8. "Abia Traditional Rulers Council Disown Eze Isaac Ikonne". Abia State Government. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  9. "Disarm Fulani Herdsmen Now". The Breaking Times. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  10. "At Least A Fresh Breath Of Fresh Air At Ariara International Market". Vanguard. Retrieved 2020-10-21.

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