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NANS honours Minister’s aide

Hundreds of personalities at the weekend converged in Owerri, Imo State capital to witness the award of honour conferred on the Special Assistant to the Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Sunny Onyeukwu, by the Joint Council of the National Association of Nigerian Students, (NANS) Imo State axis.
Mr. Onyeukwu was recognized by the student group as an “Outstanding Servant Leader”
Among those who witnessed the epoch event include the Transition Chairman, Owerri Municipal Council, Hon. Nze Joe Agor, former T.C Chairman, Oweri Municipal Council, Hon (Mrs) Gladys Amuneke and first Mayor of Owerri, Hon CDB Williams.
Others are former Vice Chancellor, Imo State University, Prof Akujor, Chairman, Owerri Municipal Council chapter of the All Progressive Congress, Hon (Nze) Alex Ohanwe, former Owerri Municipal House of Assembly Aspirant, Hon Ebere Chukwuemeka, the leadership and members of the National Council of Ndi Igbo Co-ordinated (NCNC) and others.
In his remarks, the first Mayor of Owerri and Chairman of the event, Hon CDB Williams described Mr. Onyeukwu as a true representative of his people who has discharged himself creditably.The Mayor said the awardee is a fine gentleman, an embodiment of humility who has remained forthright in discharging his duties and functions as Special Assistant to the Minister of Science of Technology. He said his appointment is an eloquent testimony of his steadfastness, which prompted the Minister  who is from Ebonyi State to appoint Mr. Onyeukwu, who is from Imo State his Special Assistant.
Also speaking, the TC Chairman, Owerri Municipal Nze Joe Agor, said he is not surprised on the award conferred on Mr. Onyeukwu because he emulated the virtues of his father, the Ikemba Owerre, Chief Nath Onyeukwu whom he said is an embodiment of justice and a man who at all times defended the interest of  Owerri people.
Hon Gladys Amuneke and Hon Mrs Comfort Mere and Prof. Akujor also paid glowing tributes to the awardee.

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