As part of the birthday celebration by Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Founder and CEO of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, members of the Ochinanwata Support Group of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi and IVM Media Hangout, led a fitness walk on October 1.
This was to promote awareness about the importance of exercise as part of healthy lifestyle.
Hon. Nonso Smart Okafor, the member reperesenting Nnewi North Constituency in Anambra State also participated in the fitness walk which began around 7am.
The birthday celebration which coincided with Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary came as a surprise to the billionaire automobile investor at his home in Uru umudim Nnewi, Anambra State.
Speaking to the press, Chief Medical Director of NAUTH, Dr. Joseph Ugboaja ably represented by the CMAC, Dr. Ezejiofor Ogochukwu felicitated with Chief Chukwuma.
Dr. Ezejiofor described him as an epitome of greatness and has remained a true friend of the Nnewi teaching hospital.
At the event, the Grand Patron, National Union of Petroleum and Gas Workers (NUPENG) south east and the Nnewi North Candidate for House of Assembly for 2023, Mr. Peter Nwosu described Chief Innocent as a man of Integrity who always stand by development and progress.
He wished him longer life saying, “a man of his calibre should live long as hundreds of lives have been improved by him.”
The celebration featured a special musical performance by Mr. Ifedi Michael, popularly known as Akwaeze. Sounds of encomium filled the air as various groups presented gifts to the celebrant, including Friends of Friends International School, Akammili Umudim, Nnewi.