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Anambra state to immortalise Christy Essien-Igbokwe

       The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a resolution to immortalise the Lady of songs Christy Essien-Igbokwe for her contributions to the music and motion picture industry.
     Kenechukwu Chukwuemeka  representing Awka South 1 Constituency moved the motion on the floor of the house at its plenary on Tuesday in Awka. The motion was unanimously supported by other members.
    “As a way to reward hard work and also immortalise her, I move that a street or road or alley be named after her in the state capital,” he said.
    Seconding the motion, Hon.Tony oneweek Muonagor  representing Idemili North Constituency recalled how the late Essien-Igbokwe thrilled Nigerians when she acted the role of Akpena in the television series, ‘The Masquerade.'