Eze Bernard Enweremadu, a foremost traditional Ruler in Nigeria and Eze Ukwu of Ngwa land, has passed on at the age of 77 years.
Announcing the death of the foremost traditional ruler in Ngwa Ukwu in Isialangwa North LGA, the eldest son of the traditional ruler and former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Prince Christopher Enweremadu said his father died on the 17th of January at the age of 77.
Late Eze Bernard Enweremadu became a traditional ruler at the age of 33, he reportedly also left legacies.
His son, Prince Christopher Enweremadu, appreciated the State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for his support to the family. He then assured of the commitment of the family in sustaining the good legacy left by the renowned traditional ruler and embodiments of culture and tradition of Ngwa land.
Many traditional rulers have started visiting the palace of the late Eze Ukwu of Ngwa land.
Late Eze Emeweremadu was described as a great iroko who left an indelible footprint in the traditional institution by Eze Joseph Nwabekee, the Chairman of the Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers.
The Council of Traditional Rulers described the death of the late Monarch as a great loss to the Ukwa Ngwa nation, Abia, and Nigeria in general.
Eze Nwabiarije Eneogwe, the Chairman, Ukwa-La-Ngwa Traditional Rulers Council, pointed out that the death of Eze Benard Enweremadu came as a shock and a colossal loss to Ukwa/ Ngwa people.
He describing the deceased as a good man who fought for the development of the Ukwa-La-Ngwa nation.