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HAPPY 95TH BIRTHDAY TO DR. K.O.N. ORIZU, THE IGWE NNEWI: A DIRECT AND UNBROKEN DESCENDANT FROM THE MAN CALLED NNEWI

Igwe Kenneth Orizu of Nnewi is also the longest serving Traditional Ruler in Nigeria having been on the Throne for 57years.

Josiah who succeeded his father married an Umuuchu woman named Udeaku from Ikebudu family in Ibuhubu village. Their first son Kenneth, the current Igwe, also known as Orizu III, was enthroned as the Obi of Otolo and of Nnewi on the 6th of February, 1963 and was coronated on the 2nd of June, the same year.

At 95 years of age, Igwe Kenneth Orizu has become the longest serving monarch in Nigeria having clocked 57 years on the throne.

He is also one of the oldest monarch in the world.

Long live Igwee!!!!

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