Popular Nollywood actor, Alex Ekubo has been conferred with a chieftaincy title in a town in Mbaise, Imo State.
Alex Ekubo, an ex-contestant of Mr Nigeria and movie star hails from Arochukwu, Abia State. He has now received a traditional title in a neighbouring state during the just concluded New Yam Festival (Iri Iji) of the Igbo People.
The excited actor took to his social media page to share te news as he wrote, ”Allow me to Re-introduce my self, I Alexx Ekubo of Arochukwu, Abia State – has just been coronated IKUKU Of Amumara Town, Mbaise. IMO State. At the just-concluded Iri-Ji (New Yam Festival).Coronation by – Eze Umara 3 of Amumara Town, Mbaise kingdom. Imo State
Special thanks to High Chief Nwachinemere 1 of Mbaise, @vintagedeluxeinteriors for welcoming me & honoring me in his home town among his kindred. I Love you forever & ever Obara’m.
He then added that he should be referred to as a chief henceforth, ”Pls moving forward when you see me Address me as a CHIEF, it’s official IKUKU is not a “nick name”.
Congratulations to Alex Ekubo.