The traditional ruler of Eri community, one of the ancient communities connected with Eri Ben Gad, father of the Igbo race celebrated his birthday on Saturday.
There were lots of goodwill messages to him, wishing him well in his reign. One of the goodwill messages widely published online reads:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Your Majesty, our beloved King, Eze Chukwuemeka Eri (Ezeora 34th / Eze Aka Ji Ovo Igbo) Your Majesty, our beloved King, Eze Chukwuemeka Eri (Ezeora 34th / Eze Aka Ji Ovo Igbo).
As you celebrate your birthday today been the 15th day of August 2020, We convey to Your Majesty our pledge of allegiance as you go forward on the path of right, with the help of God and the will of your loyal people.
Our heads will be held high, God willing, to tell the world around us that we are proud of you being our King and Leader. We wish you all the best on your birthday and in the coming year.
Recall that in 2018, the Mayor of Lexington officially recognized “September 23 2018” as His Majesty, Eze Eri Day. Long may He reign!