It was a gathering of friends, well-wishers and family as Ikeja Computer Village Big Boy, Mr Chigozie Mbakwe popularly known at Ikeja as Anodebenze adds another successful year. The event which took place on the evening of Thursday 23rd August was a day of merriment and banters for the jolly good fellow who is one of the most popular merchants in the Computer village. He was joined by his lovely wife, Uju who looked smashing in her red jean shorts and jacket.
It was also a day that the ever busy man of many parts who is also into the aluminium market and water vending business has an escuse to unwind with his friends who kept the event lively by throwing banters here and there and reminiscing the old times. His two lovely daughters Kamsi and Muna were all bubbly as they hobnobbed with guests and their children.
The event was chaired by another Big Boy in the Computer Village, Mr Emeka Chris Abazu popularly known as Emeka Mayor. He runs Solex Communications Ltd. Emeka Mayor who offered prayers and well wishes, supervised the cutting of the birthday cake which Anodebeze did with his wife. Present at the event was his elder sister popularly known as Mama Chioma.
It was attended by his colleagues from Ikeja Computer Village and well-wishers from all walks of life, including businessmen and bankers like Mr Eziekwe Chibuike, Mr Okwudili Uchendu of Grace Link Communications , Mr Everest Onyenso of Everest Communications Ltd, Mr Ikenna Ngbokwelu of Eminent Aluminuim Company Ltd, Mr Chikwudi Okeke of Tony Rich Aluminium Ltd and Mr Elozona Egesimba of Man Pikin Communications Ltd.
Gozie Mbakwe runs Global Famous Communication Ltd which owns a couple of stores in the Ikeja Computer Village. He is a big dealer in mobile phone accessory and one of the most significant in the village. He travels to China to import the latest in mobile phone accessories and serves as a distributor as well as a retailer in the market.
He also has inroad into the aluminium market where he has handled a number of contracts in aluminium fixtures for buildings across both sides of the Niger.
The evening was accentuated by a lot of food and drinks and at the end of the events, there were so much left. He seems made it a habit to mark his birthday every year.