The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Friday appointed the Big Brother Naija season six reality TV star, Whitemoney, as the state’s creative arts ambassador.
The announcement was made on Friday in a statement titled, ‘Gov Ugwuanyi receives Whitemoney, confers him with ‘Ambassador of Enugu State in Creative Arts’.
Governor Ugwuanyi on Friday played host to the winner of the Bbnaija Shine Ya Eye season, Hazel Oyeze, popularly known as Whitemoney.
The event took place at the Banquet Hall of the Government House, Enugu.
During the reception, the governor stated that Whitemoney’s humility, godliness and “consistency with the Enugu spirit”, endeared him to his fellow housemates and the viewing public.
While conferring the ambassadorial title on Whitemoney, Ugwuanyi said, “I, therefore, call on the teeming Enugu youths to deploy their creative talents and skills to win more laurels for the state”.
Adding that Whitemoney was “most deserving” of the position, and that “We are very proud of you and wish you many more successes”.
In his appreciation for the honour and warm reception, Whitemoney stated that God’s grace has abundantly located him.
“Thank you so much Your Excellency; Daddy, I am grateful and I promise to serve this state with all my heart; with my best capacity to do what is right for the Enugu youth empowerment and growth of the community at large,” Whitemoney said.
Whitemoney was accompanied by fellow BBNaija housemates, Niyi Lawala and Emmanuel Umoh, on his visit to the State House.
Others present at the event were the Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Cecilia Ezeilo; the Secretary to the State Government and Director General of South East Governors’ Forum, Simon Ortuanya; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Festus Uzor; and other members of the State Executive Council.