The people of Azueke Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area Of Abia State are set to honour their illustrious son, Late Prince Emeka Obasi, with a posthumous award.
The award will be conferred on the late publisher and public relations guru by the traditional ruler of the community, Eze Emmanuel Okechukwu Onwubuariri, the Agukwunechemba 1 of Azueke Autonomous community.
The award is slated to hold on the 29th of December 2022, at the community primary school Ahiaeke, play ground.
The award is in recognition of Obasi’s positive personal contributions to the development of the community and also in appreciation of his exemplary life of hard work, purpose driven and love for humanity .
The late, publisher of Business Hallmark, until his death, it would be recalled, gave employment opportunities to many people within and outside his community, built and rehabilitated houses of widows and gave them monthly allowances, as well as sank borehole for churches.
And Above all, Prince Obasi, gave scholarship to many students and mentored many, who have become successful in their respective fields of human endeavour .
The Prince, as he was fondly called by friends, was until his death on March 15 2022, an award winning journalist, publisher of Business Hallmark Newspapers.
He was a Commissioner of information/strategy, in Abia State, Public relations expert, author, a dotting husband and a loving father.