It was an avalanche of felicitation, goodwill messages, and encomium from friends, family, business associates, admirers, beneficiaries and well wishers as Dr. Chukwumobi, APAMS boss celebrated his birthday on 26th December, 2020 at Ukpor.
The executive governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano commended APAMS boss for his business sagacity. Describing Dr Chukwumobi, he stated thus : “You are a known philanthropist, a God fearing Onye Anambra and a grass root development agent. You have made burial to be more of celebration than mourning through your business excellent idea. You are a great achiever at 50 years and we are proud of you”.
Dr. Nkem Okeke, the deputy governor of Anambra state has this to say about Dr. Chukwumobi, “You have decorated these 50 years of your existence with bright lights in different spheres of life. You have led a life that only a blessed and privileged few can match the honour and respect”.
According to the honourable minister of labour and productivity, Sen. Chris Ngige, “Your honour is well deserved due to your contribution and hard work to humanity in your chosen enterprise”.
The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial district, Sen. Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah was effusive in his praise of the great achiever. In his own words, “Through diligence and hard work, your company APAMS LTD has made a clear distinction in funeral services”.
Sen. Osita Izunaso was delighted with the deserved celebration. He showered encomiums on the man of the moment, saying, “You have contributed immensely by adding colour, glamour and commitment to various social events especially at burial ceremony…you are a role model and source of inspiration to the younger ones”.
In her own felicitations, wife of the executive governor of Anambra state, Dr. Mrs. Ebele Obiano, concluded thus, “it is gladdening to know that you have made giant strides in your business undertakings within this half century and that has endeared you to many”.
Commending Dr. Chukwumobi, Archbishop Valerian Okeke, Archbishop of Onitsha, told Dr Chukwumaobi these words, “At 50, you have proved yourself by dint hard work, creditably using your time, talent and other endowment to serve the church and the community in which you live”.
The Catholic Bishop of Nnewi diocese, Most Revd. Hillary Paul Odili Okeke was not left out as he appreciated Dr. Chukwumobi with these kind words, “We acknowledge with deep appreciation your personal contributions under the auspices of APAMS Funeral LTD to the burial and funeral of priests of Nnewi diocese”.
The Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly Rt. Honourable Uchenna Okafor stated thus, “Indeed your 50 years on earth have remained a source of inspiration to many people; you have continued to live an eventful and impactful life for the service of God and humanity”.
Sir Mallinson Ukatu Chairman Nipso Porcelain Co. LTD and a close associate of Dr. Kevin Chukwumobi used these words to describe him “It has been 50 years of incredible you and we are wishing you an incredible 50 more”.
To the spiritual director, Holy Ghost adoration ministry, Rev.Fr. Emmanuel Obimma “You have set the bar so high that others are struggling to catch up. Your curiosity has birthed exceptional greatness which naysayers never envisaged”.
Rev’d Mummy Nches Iredu, Founder and International President, Sister’s Fellowship, while commending the celebrant praised his innovation, determination and focus. She equally prayed for growth in all ramifications for the Chukwumobi family.
Sir Dan Chukwudozie of Dozzy Group also described APAMS boss as a great man who has touched lives and made success out of a very difficult business terrain.
Anambra Procurement Boss Melie Onyejepu described APAMS boss this way “You have judiciously used this 50 years of your life to impact the world positively in all ramifications”.
In his own congratulatory message, the national chairman of APGA, Ozonkpu Dr. Victor Oye commended APAMS boss thus “Your altruistic service to mankind and your humane nature combined to make your 50th birthday momentous”.
According to Hon. Sir Ndubuisi Nwobu, chairman PDP Anambra state, “Ike Ukpor, your effort revolutionalising the event planning business in Nigeria through the nationwide well acclaimed APAMS is something that calls for applause”.
To 100 Achievers Team, “the inspiring story of your life is a lamp to the feet of the young who want to shun shady schemes and follow the right path to success”.
Chief Ugochukwu Okeke (Enyioha) has these to say about him, “It is a thing of joy to celebrate a man who has achieved so much in so short a time and whose passion to see to a better society is unrivalled”
Engr. Johnbosco Onunkwo also chipped in these words for the APAMS Boss, “At 50, you have become a household name, a remarkable business leader and a very good role model for the younger generation”.
Chief G. O Okpalaeke (Onowu Azia) while conveying his felicitations to the APAMS Boss, said, “I only know of a few people that can inspire others to achieve greatness. You are one of those people”.
To Dr. Godwin Maduka, “You have singlehandedly transformed the funeral industry in this part of the world. With your focused mind and indomitable spirit, you have achieved tremendous success shining in the midst of names and fame”.
The Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Prof. Okey Esimone was unequivocal in his praise of the celebrant, stating thus, “You have transformed our rustic burial ceremonies, relying on rural hands, into modern day business venture, taking some aspects of burden of burial arrangements: ambulance, casket and lowering the dead into the grave away from the bereaved”.