The traditional honour of Otunwa -Juru- Ulo- 1 of Ofeiyi that was recently bestowed on the Abia born eminent businessman and philanthropist, Dr Sam Nwachukwu, by Ofeiyi Ama- ato Development Union (OADU), Umuopara, Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia state is truly a befitting one for an accomplished businessman and an undisputed philanthropist.
Touching lives positively in our society can be described as the trademark of Chief Sam Nwachukwu. He is an epitome of humility and as a true Christian; he abides by the Biblical admonition of not allowing your left hand to know what your right hand is giving as an offering.
A research into the lifestyle of Chief Sam, now called Otunwa juru ulo by his admirers and community men revealed that he has empowered a lot of people in Umuopara and beyond and that many of them are doing well in their various businesses.
He is a silent achiever and one of the most generous businessmen in Abia . The Foundation of his businesses in medicals , construction and real estate were built with truth and hard work.
His business partners describe him as a reliable man whose word is his bond. He does not abuse business opportunities, rather he utilises them very well. He is peace loving hence the reason he does not like treading on trouble paths.
Chief Sam Nwachukwu as a businessman is always focused on doing the right thing for the progress of his business and he abhors anything that will soil his hard-earned reputation. He has made giant strides in the business world.
He obviously succeeded in a terrain where many failed because as a child of God, he put God first in everything he does.
He always credits his business successes to the good work of God in his life and the support of his amiable wife, Lady Uchechi Nwachuku and his mentor Dr Orji Uzor Kalu.
He accepted the chieftaincy honour of Otunwa Juru Ulo because of his love for his community and respect for traditional institution as the cradle of Igbo race
The honour is an encouragement to him for all his philanthropic gestures towards the development of Ofeiyi community in particular.
Chief Nwachukwu has done a lot to better the lives of the less-privileged individuals in the society and he deserves all the accolades and honours he received as a result of his kindness to his people. More power to his elbows.