His Majesty Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe, CFR, mni
(Agbogidi) Obi of Onitsha
Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe was born in Onitsha on May 14, 1941, the first child of Akunne Anthony Chinwuba, and Chukwuebuka Winifred Ogbenyeanu, Achebe. He is a direct descendant of Ezechima, the founding monarch of Onitsha Ado N’Idu. He ascended the throne on May 14, 2002, as the 21st Obi of Onitsha, following a tradition that has been unbroken for more than 500 years.