ByMazi Omife I. Omife, Mbuze Mbaukwu
When Zik, the spirit man, left Onitsha province, Awka District, to Umuahia and appointed Dr. M. I. Okpara as the premier and late Dr. Akanu Ibiam as the Govenor of Eastern Region of Nigeria, people did not have much qualms about Ibiam. After all, they said, the post of a Governor was a ceremonial one.
Onye isi nayi nayi a day”,
Olu akwu ugwo”,
Ofodu Okigwe na Orlu
Ndi an’anakpo Okigwe amaghi akwukwo