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In Nnobi, Ofordile marks New Yam feast

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IT WAS a unique event when friends and well wishers of Okwudili Ofordile gathered together to  celebrate with him in this year’s New Yam Festival.

  The event, which took place in his country home, Awuda Nnobi, in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra state, attracted many dignitaries within and outside the State.

  The cultural ceremony commenced with traditional Uhie music ushering the celebrant and other Nze title holders out to the public, followed by opening prayer and breaking of kola nut.

  Ofordile while interacting with newsmen, explained that the occasion is an annual event through which he used to appreciate God for a fruitful and bountiful farming seasons.

  Omumaejeuka further stated that the New Yam Festival, which is an avenue to appreciate providence for bountiful harvest also serves as a way ndi Igbo have leisure to deal with stress accumulated over the farming season.

  He further described yam as king of crops, urging youths  to be focused and shun all social vices.

  Ezennanemelu Nnobi finally appreciated God for his mercies upon his family, praying , thanking each and everyone that graced the great event.  One of guests, Ezeudoka Nnobi in his remark maintained that new yam festival is an avenue many community reunite and achieve a common goal.

  He described Ofordile as a generous man that has impacted a lot to the community asking God to replenish his pocket.

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