High Chief/Elder Richard Anyanwu
A bonafied indigen of Umuoghuru Village in Umueze Chokoneze Autonomous Community, he is married to Chief (Mrs) Adanma Gertrude Anyanwu
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High Chief/Elder Richard Chibuna Anyanwu is a bonafied indigen of Umuoghuru Village in Umueze Chokoneze Autonomous Community, he is married to Chief (Mrs) Adanma Gertrude Anyanwu and all together they have six children.
He is a Christian, an ordained Baptist Deacon and Minister in the United States of America, an ordained Elder of The Apostolic Church Igbo Field Nigeria. A veteran of the United States Army. He is among the first Mbaise sons and daughter to serve honorably in the United States Army.
A graduate of the United States Army Academy of Health Sciences and other military schools. An astute Nurse Educator and Practitioner. A renowned philanthropist of international repute.
Founder and Chairman Board of Trustees of MAHAFA ( Medical And Humanitarian Aid For Africa), a US based Non-profit Organization which he founded with his wife Chief (Mrs) Adanma Gertrude Anyanwu (Omekadisieme).Since the inception of MAHAFA, Thirty Four medical missions and palliative relief to Africa (Mbaise, Ngor Okpala, Mbano, Obowo, Owerri), have been completed and thousands of lives have been saved. Numerous number of widows have been empowered with financial assistance enabling them to start small or petty businesses. Many young men and women have been given scholarships for higher institutions.
He is a holder of various traditional titles:
The “OZO UWA Ndu” of Mbaise Clan
The Omekaukwu of Umueze Chokoneze,
The Ozo Igbo Ndu of Ohekelem, Ngor Okpala,
The Odiuko Na Mba of Nguru Nweke Aboh Mbaise,
The Omereoha of Ugwuama Ahaizu Mbaise,
The Nwanne Di Na Mba of Nnorie, Ngor Okpala,
The Onwa Nagbara Oha of Osuama, Isiala Mbano.
The “OMENMA” of Otulu, Amumara.
He is also a holder of various Certificates of Honor and Appreciation from Churches, Age Grades and various organizations ( St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Chokoneze, The Apostolic Church Chokoneze, The Apostolic Christian Church, Chokoneze, Chokoneze Youth Forum, Actors Guild of Nigeria), The Chairman of the LOC, Oji Ezinihitte, Chokoneze 2020.
Finally, he is a servant of the people and God.