SOUTH AFRICA’S PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA WAS ON FRIDAY EVENING CONFERRED WITH A CHIEFTAINCY TITLE IN OWERRI, IMO STATE.

SOUTH AFRICA’S PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA WAS ON FRIDAY EVENING CONFERRED WITH A CHIEFTAINCY TITLE IN OWERRI, IMO STATE.

Zuma was given the traditional title of “Ochiagha Imo” by Eze Imo.

The chieftaincy title certificate was presented to him by former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.

The conferment of chieftaincy title on the South African president is part of the activities scheduled for his two-day visit to the country, following a State visit to Zambia.

Governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha revealed earlier that Zuma would also be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Rochas Okorocha Foundation and Zuma Foundation during the visit.

Also, the South African president would be expected to assess the planned over 20,000-hectare, Egbema Industrial Park estimated to cost over N2 billion and the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport.

President Jacob Zuma will, on successful completion of his State Visit to Zambia, travel to Owerri City in the Imo State of Nigeria to strengthen socio-economic relations and further deepen existing cooperation in the field of education.

During the visit, the President will visit the Rochas Foundation and Hall of Fame as well as address a number of stakeholders in the Imo State including business and traditional leaders.

The Governor of the Imo State, His Excellency Mr Owelle Okorocha, will also confer on President Zuma, the Imo Merit Award, the highest award in the State conferred on distinguished personalities who have made a difference in the development of their communities.

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