Bill Text: GA SR1259 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session | Enrolled
Georgia Senate Resolution 1259 (Prior Session Legislation)
Bill Title: His Royal Majesty Igwe Ralph Obumnnemeh Ekpeh and Association of Enugwu-Ukwu Indigenes in the U.S. of America; recognize [Track Bill]
Status: 2012-03-26 - Senate Read and Adopted [SR1259 Detail]
12 LC 93 1611
Senate Resolution 1259
By: Senators James of the 35th, Orrock of the 36th, Davenport of the 44th, Tate of the 38th, Butler of the 55th and others
Recognizing and commending His Royal Majesty Igwe Ralph Obumnemeh Ekpeh and the Association of Enugwu-Ukwu Indigenes in the United States of America; and for other purposes.
WHEREAS, the 16th annual convention of the Association of Enugwu-Ukwu Indigenes in the United States of America (AEI-USA) is being held on May 25 to May 27, 2012, in Atlanta, Georgia; and
WHEREAS, the theme of the 16th annual convention is "unity," and since the association's inception, its goal has been the unification of the people of Enugwu-Ukwu and bridging the gap between them and their ancestral home; and
WHEREAS, AEI-USA celebrates the reunification of Enugwu-Ukwu and welcomes its new monarch, His Royal Majesty Igwe Ralph Obumnemeh Ekpeh; and
WHEREAS, His Royal Majesty's primary goal has been to rejuvenate the Enugwu-Ukwu community; and
WHEREAS, he has set up a manufacturing plant that produces PVC, nylon bags, and toilet paper to promote industrialization and stimulate the local economy; and
WHEREAS, AEI-USA serves as an opportunity to promote respect and support for the development of Enugwu-Ukwu and to recognize the important cultural ties between the United States and Nigeria.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE that the members of this body commend His Royal Majesty Igwe Ralph Obumnemeh Ekpeh and the Association of Enugwu-Ukwu Indigenes in the United States of America for their efforts to promote social, economic, educational, cultural, and recreational activities within the Enugwu-Ukwu community in the United States.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of this resolution to His Royal Majesty Igwe Ralph Obumnemeh Ekpeh.