The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cardinal Foundation, and South African based Chief Chidiebere Samuel Ewurum, on Thursday January 2, 2019, commissioned his new house at his home town, Umuduru Ezike. The ceremony attracted the cream of South African based Nigerians and a host of his well wishers and friends. Members of his immediate community and extended family were not left out in the milieu of the pomp and pageantry which was the lot of the occasion. They used the occasion to organize a civic reception for him and his beautiful wife.
In an emotion laden speech at the occasion, the delectable wife of Chidiebere Ewurum, who is of South African origin, where they met and got hooked up, Windy Ewurum described her husband as a special gift from God. “My husband’s success is based on his hard work, determination and never say die spirit, aimed at improving his people’s standard of living, to make sure that his generation does not suffer poverty”, she said.
She then expressed satisfaction with the success of the reception given to her by the people of Umuduru Ezike and applauded the husband, who is now the “Aku ruo ulo of Umuduru Ezike” for thinking home, since according to her, there is no place like home.
In their speech, the people of Umuduru Ezike, who trooped out enmass to grace the occasion, praised their son for re-writing their story and history, expressed gratitude for his numerous contributions to community development efforts. In addition to praising him as the best thing that would happen to the community, they described him as an unrivaled philanthropist and care-giver, who has impacted positively and touched the lives of many, who crossed his path. They were happy that the wife is at ease and home with their rustic setting.
Many dignitaries attended the ceremony including Queen Nwokoye of Nollywood, Obinna Onwubuariri, who represents Okigwe North in the House of Representatives and members of Diamond Club, South Africa. There was cultural displays, dancing and masquerade to add fun to thee house warming ceremony.