VITALIS UGOH, Calabar
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Igbo socio-cultural Assembly, Cross River state chapter, has concluded plans to mark its Day/Celebration of 28th years anniversary of Eze, Sir. E.A. Ezenwenyi as Igbo leader in Cross River state.
A statement issued by the chairman, Publicity/Brochure committee, Mazi Judex Okoro in Calabar yesterday said the occasion will be chaired by Prof. M.U.Ojua, a lecturer in the University of Calabar, “Oji Mmuta”, while the state governor, Prof. Senator Ben Ayade, will be the Special Guests of Honour.
According to him, the event which is coming up on November 24th, 2018, will hold at the Abraham Ordia Stadium, University of Calabar.at 10.O0a.m.
He said the Royal Father’s of the Day include, the Chairman, Traditional Rulers Council of Cross River state, Etinyin Etim Okon Edet, His Royal Majesty, Modem Dr. Barr. Patrick Inok Oqua Agbor V, Paramount Ruler, Calabar Municipality and His Royal Majesty, Muri Munene of the Edit, Prof. Hogan Itam, Paramount Ruler of Calabar South.
Other dignitaries are His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi.Otu V, Obong of Calabar Natural Ruler, Treaty King and Grand Patriarch of Efik Kingdom, HRH, A.O Ogidinta of autonomous community Obi Ngwa, representing the chairman of South East Council of Traditional Rulers, HRM, Igwe (Dr) Emeka Ilouno, Eze Dunu, Ifitidunu and Chief(Dr) Nnis Nwodo, President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo as host.
Also, he said, Prof.Zana Akpagu, Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar and Sir Daniel Chukwudozie, CoE Dizzy Oil and Gas Limited are special guests of Honour on the occasion.
He however reassured host communities that the event is aimed at uniting the Igbo across the state together by celebrating the Ohanaeze Day and their leader, Eze Sir E.A Ezenwenyi and promoting socio-cultural heritage.
He appealed to all Igbo sons and daughters in the state to be law-abiding and continue to live peace and harmony with their landlords while carrying out their normal businesses.
Okoro also advised leaders of various states and communities to ensure that their subjects maintain peace and order during and after the celebration.