Today, the people of Oloshi/Obuomadike, in Ohaji Egbema LGA of Imo State stood still in honour one of their illustrious sons, Hon. Uju Kingsley Chima who has attained an "iconic status" for his contribution to the development of the oil bearing regions of the state. The event had in attendance members of the state executive Council, transition committee chairmen designate , traditional rulers, pass and present commissioners of ISOPADEC, women leaders/groups, ex-agitators, youths and different cultural groups and masquerades were all present to be part of the grand reception in honour of a selfless and exemplary leader who through hard work and industry has built a reputation as the conscience of his people.
Hon. Uju Kingsley Chima who strolled in a tumultuous and rousing welcome was in the company of his adorable wife, Barr. Mrs. Nonye Uju. Hon. Uju, while expressing happiness described the event as a clear departure from the past and was full of appreciation on the kind of reception given to him, he dedicated the event to His Execllency, Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha for discovering and using him to re-write the history of the oil region.
Many people took turns to testify of his laudable legacies in the areas of peace, security and empowerment. Prof. Okay Okoro in presenting the award of excellence to Hon. Uju stated, celebrating Uju Kingsley is a way of appreciating God for giving them a man, whom they described as a gift to the oil kingdom.