Traditional ruler of Mbosi, Igwe Gregory Nwokorah has celebrated his second “Iwa ji” Festival in grand style.
Performing the “Iwa JI” rites, Igwe Nwokorah prayed for peace, progress and love in the community, and used the forum to warn miscreants to stay clear of the community or face the wrath of the law enforcement agencies.
The royal father spoke of the significance of the new yam and its imperatives in providing food, security and promoting the Igbo cultural heritage.
Speaking on the occasion, the member representing Ihiala II Constituency in the state House of Assembly, Honourable Paschal Agbodike felicitated with Igwe Nwokorah on his second “Iwa Ji” Festival and expects the community to enjoy peace, progress and love.
Agbodike further used the forum to announce that he has picked his nomination form at the secretariat of the All Progressives Grand Alliance party to re-contest for the State House of Assembly. The lawmaker promised to consolidate on his achievements in office if re elected.
On his part, an industrialist from Mbosi, Ifeanyi Obiorah felicitated with the royal father and wished him well in his endeavors.
Chief Obiorah used the forum to commend Governor Willie Obiano for ably piloting the affairs of the state and urged him to ensure the completion of the Mbosi-Aza-Ukpor road which he has commenced.
Contributing, the CEO Bravo Industry, Chief Evagreen Onyedum also felicitated with Igwe Nwokorah on the community “Iwa Ji” ceremony and wished him well as he pilots the affairs of the Mbosi community. The industrialist commended Governor Obiano for his good governance and for giving recognition to Igwe Nwokorah.
In his message to the royal father, Nze Ifeanyi Ofordum the “Ike Obi of Mbosi” who poured encomium on Igwe Nwokorah for upholding Igbo commended Governor Obiano’s for tackling insecurity in the state.
Also in his message, Sir Ikenna Nnanyelude Ezike from Mbosi community also felicitated with Igwe Nwokorah urged Igbo people to sustain their cultural Identity.
Some traditional rulers that graced the occasion includes Igwe Peter Ezeamama of Enugu Umuonyia, Igwe Nnabuife Ezeoha Isseke, among others.