|Cosmos Ndukwe pictured center|
The Deputy Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly, Right Hon. Dr. Cosmos Ndukwe on Friday, 25th August hosted the Queen, Face of Igbere, Angela Onyekaba, who is on a Tour of the state to create awareness for the fourtcoming Face of Igbere Pageant 2017.
The Queen was accompanied on the visit by Igbere TV Boss, Emeh James Anyalekwa.
During her speech, The Queen poured encomium on the Dep. Speaker for his starling leadership qualities and his unparalleled drive towards youth empowerment through the entertainment industry and beyond.
Dr. Cosmos Ndukwe is one of the pioneers in the Telecoms industry in Abia state, Hospitality, Entaertainment, Prints just to mention a few, through which he provides gainful employment for hundreds of youths in the state.
The Queen also appealed for more support, particularly for the education of the girl child in Abia State and Umunna in particular.
Speaking, Igbere TV Boss said, Chief Ndukwe, popularly called ‘ManofGod’ is a special gift to Ndi Igbo and thanked him for the warm reception. He also used the opportunity to solicit for Ndukwe’s moral, spiritual and financial support for the event.
Responding, the Deputy Speaker said he was impressed with how Anyalekwa was transforming Umunna and engaging the youths in meaningful activities using entertainment. He also adviced the Queen to ensure she executes atleast one community service Pet Project before the expiration of her tenure. The Deputy Speaker subsequently donated a huge sum of money for the queen to carry out the pet Project.
Dr. Ndukwe also promised to provide all the necessary support to ensure Face of Igbere 2017 will be a grand success.
Face of Igbere (FOI) is organized by IGBERE TV and CandyVille Entertainment and is hosted every year in Igbere
Registration for the 2017 edition which will hold on 27th Dec; 29th Dec; & 1st Jan. is currently in progress and below is the schedule for the events
Laff Fest & Introduction of Contestants (A Night of Comedy & Music, spiced with lots of chops and drinks) 27th Dec. @Princes Suits & Hotels Igbere
Main Event (Crowning of Next Face of Igbere) 29th Dec. @ Wisdom Hotels Igbere
MusicFest (Celebrating the New Queen & the New Year) 1st Jan. @ Wisdom Hotels Igbere
All Events Sponsored by Alex Ikwechegh Mascot
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