President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed one of Nigeria’s pop music sensation, Onyeka Onwenu, the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) Abuja. Onwenu’s appointment was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Senator Ayim Pius Ayim.
The appointment according to the letter is for a-four- term and is effective from September 13, 2013. An elated Onwenu confirmed the appointment on telephone to our reporter saying,”yes, it is true; but I am in Enugu right now.” Onwenu had since the dawn of the presence democratic dispensation tried severally to contest election as the chairman of Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State but was denied the opportunity by the past governors of the state. Her last public office was as the chairman of Imo State Arts Council, a position she was appointed to by Ikedi Ohakim.
“Culled from This Day Live”