UKE MONARCH CELEBRATES NEW YAM FESTIVAL
By Michael Ezenwata
Uke (Idemili North LGA), Aug. 28, 2018 (MOI) Uke Community in Idemili North Local Government Area (LGA), Anambra has celebrated a new yam festival, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the community.
The Traditional Ruler of the community, Igwe Charles Agballah, while performing the Iwaji festival thanked God for bountiful harvest.
Igwe Agballah showered blessings on his subjects and prayed for peace and unity in his community.
He commended the Anambra State Government for promoting good governance in the state, especially the emphasis placed on security and creation of the enabling environment for entrepreneurship to flourish.
The President-General (PG) of Uke community, Mr Ikedi Obi felicitated with Igwe Agballah on his 3rd successful Iwaji ceremony, urging him to sustain his purposeful reign.
Obi also commended Gov. Obiano for using his Community Choose-Your Project Initiative to reach out to all communities in the state.
A former President-General the community, Mr Chukwuemeka Enendu expressed his good wishes to Igwe Agballah in sustaining a focused leadership.
The PG of Ndi Okpalaeze community, Orumba North LG, Mr. Chidozie Nwosu commended Igwe Agballah on his 3rd new yam celebration aimed at promoting Igbo culture.
Mr Nwosu urged the citizenry to sustain their
support for the Obiano administration. (MOI)