SHIWOBI, Godwin Ebere

Date of Birth: Wednesday (Nkwo) 19"' August, 1936 State of Origin: Imo Local Government Area: Nwangele Village/Town: Umudurunna - Abba HRH. Eze Godwin Ebere Shiwobi is the Traditional Royal Father of Umudurunna Autonomous Community, one ofthe latest autonomous communities created by the Imo State Government in the last few years. Eze Shiwobi is the first to ascend to this revered ihrone of Umudurunna which has got long ancestral history in the lineage ofthe Old Abba Epic. Eze Shiwobi was born on 19lh August 1936. EDUCATION Iloly Trinity Primary School. Onitsha • Central School. Abba • St. Anthony's School. Umuozu Isu. • Enitona High School. Port Harcourt • University of Northampton. England UK • Some in-services training courses in Germany and England. WORK EXPERIENCE • Employed as Leather Technologist 1968 • Chief Leather Technologist/Project Manager of Federal Pilot Tannery Oji River Retired gracefully in 1992 He vvas in public service for over twenty years and was accorded commendable retirement award from the Federal Government-owned Leathermanufacturing Company. CONTRIBUTIONS TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT • A very pious and religious man who fears God and loves his people. • Done a lot for both the Church and Society Elevated and elected into the Grand Order of Knighthood of St John International (KS.I). 24™April 1982 at Owerri. • Became the Local Commander ofthe Christ The King Commandery. Aba at its Charter in 1985 • ADC/Personal Assistant to the then Grand President in 1986 • Assistant Chief Editor of KS.I Quarterly Journal- The Noble in 1987 • Chief Editor in 1989 • Elected District President (VII) April 1989 and served two terms and attaining the rank of Major • Fleeted Worthv President ofthe Commandery No. 445 Aba in December 1991 and served for two terms Elected theGrand Second Vice President onthe creation ofOwerri Grand Commandery in 1992 and served for two terms. Elected Grand First Vice President in November 1998 and wore the rank of a Colonel. • Elected/appointed the Supreme -Subordinate Commandery Nigeria. • Grand President Owerri Grand Commandery 6TH December 2003 and wore the rank of Brigadier-General till date. OTHER SOCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIETY • Member. Pious Society ofThe Catholic Church • Member of St Joseph's Parish Council Aba for20 years • Served as Secretary and Public Relations Officer at different times. • Patron. Diocesan Youth • Patron. Mary League Girls • Patron. C.B.I.U. Patron. CCDand the Magnus Pater ofthe CatholicMenOrganisation. • P.TA. Chairman . St PeterCleverSeminary Okpala for 10 years 1985 1995 • Member. Aba Diocesan Peace Committee • Scout Commissioner • A Member ofRotary Club Former Pro-league Soccer Referee. Grade I 1985, • Presently Soccer Match Commissioner. Ilonourable President of Aba Sports Club- and elitist Club East ofthe Niger for two terms- 1996 1998 • Chairman ofthe Village Meeting in Umudurunna for 14years • Member. Aba City Fathers • Today, the Traditional Rulerof Umudurunna- AbbaCommunily. PUBLICATIONS • Love of Neighbour 1989 • Catholic Knights in Action 1990 Understanding the Catholic Knighthood 1992 • The Majesty of Forgiveness 1995 • Conference Papers include the following :You shall be my vv itnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria,yes even to the ends of the earth (Acts 1: 8) presented at the P1 National Pastoral Congress. Ibadan 11"' -14"' November. 2002 • Discipline in the Order- November 2002 • Question and Answer on Catholic Faith - (forthcoming) • Morals and Doctrines (forthcoming) • Ihe Ideal House wife (in print) Ilobbies: Eze Shiwobi is good at Lawn/Table Tennis. Snookers and Golf Games. Eze Shiwobi is happily married to Sr Elizabeth Shiwobi a nursing sisler by profession who has served as Respected President of Laux 371 Aba for two terms and currently as the Grand Commandery. They are blessed with six children, five of whom are now graduates. Before Eze Shiwobi took over the mantle of leadership in the Community to serve as their Monarch, he had spent all his life in doing communily Service. He will as a King, continue to serve his people. He is an ICON of Service who knows that Leadership means SERVICE.
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