Over 29 private jets and five (5) helicopters have transported politicians, business leaders, captains of industries and other VIPs to honour Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, as he celebrated the 10th year remembrance of his father, Chief Johnson Uzor Nesiegbe Kalu.
The event took place at Camp Neya, Igbere community in Abia state, Nigeria.
Dignitaries at the event were the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan; Governor of Enugu State, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr Dave Umahi; Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma; Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano; Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu; and Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Dr. Uche Ogah.
Other VIPs were; former Governor of Abia State and representative of Abia Central Senatorial District, Senator T. A Orji; former Managing Director of defunct Diamond Bank, Dr. Alex Otti; former President of the Senate, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim; Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe; Deputy Whip of the House Of Representatives, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejiocha; Spokesperson of the House Of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu; former Chief of Army Staff, General Azubuike Ihejirika; and Prophet Chukwuemeka Odumeje.
Also present were several other political leaders, businessmen and captains of industries and renowned academicians.
Five Helicopters landed in Igbere Secondary School, while more than 29 private jets landed at Sam Mbakwe International Airport, Owerri, Imo State and Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The occasion was well attended and there was strict compliant to COVID-19 guideline as more than 8,000 guests were given reception at different reception venues in Igbere.