Photo : Obiano Inaugurates Anambra Elders’ Council headed by Chief Emeka Anyaoku

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State inaugurated the Anambra State Elders’ Council which will be headed by former common-wealth secretary general, Emeka Anyaoku.

According to Obiano, the council will “provide a platform for a engagement between the State Government and selected elder statesmen/women from the three senatorial zones” and “to advise the State Government on major matters relating to resolution of crisis as may be referred to the Council by the Governor”.

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Speaking at the occasion, Chief Anyaoku commended Obiano, saying he “has acted like a true African; Ndigbo are not alone in tapping the wisdom and advice of the elderly”.

According to Willie Obiano Wikipedia,  he is a former banker and technocrat. These two qualities are part of the major reasons the elders welcome and trust him.

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