All is now set for the 2020 new yam festival of Onicha Uboma Autonomous Community, one of the most ancient communities in Ihitte Uboma Local Government.
In a press release signed by the Traditional Ruler HRH, Eze Barr Abel Osuji, and made available to Lead, the event which is slated for August 20th would begin with a pontifical Mass at the Christ the King Catholic Church Onicha Uboma by 10 am.
The event which would have in attendance the village Heads of all the Autonomous Communities, as well as those in the diaspora, would also serve as an opportunity for the community to reflect on the mercy of God as well as his protection of the villagers from the deadly coronavirus epidemic which has been ravaging the entire universe amongst others
As contained in the release, the Traditional Ruler, HRH, Eze Osuji would use the forum to console the villagers who lost their Buildings to the heavy downpour which took place a few months ago and would also seize the opportunity to pray for the State Government led by Senator Uzodinma as well as to appeal with them to come to the aide of his community who has lost a lot of resources to the erosion menace in the area.
The Traditional Ruler would further use the medium to appeal with the NDDC to beam their light on the abandoned Road projects which include but not limited to Agunze Onicha Uboma Road.
Recall, that HRH, Eze Barr Abel Osuji, Ukaji,111 took over the mantle of Ezeship stool of Onicha Uboma in 2009 after the demise of his father, late HRH Eze Felix Osuji, Ukaji the 11, Ukaji the 11, being the father of Eze Barr Abel Osuji took over the mantle of Ezeship Stool after the death of his own father, late, HRH, Eze David Osuji, ukaji the 1,
While the event takes place, personalities have not stopped sending their goodwill messages to the Traditional Ruler. Some of the dignitaries who sent their messages include, the former commissioner and one-time Director-General of National Orientation Agency, prof Aloy Ejiogu, former Lagos State Election Tribunal Chairman and current Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University, prof, Lanre Fagbohun, Dr. Steve Ojeh of Shell Petroleum Port Harcourt.
Others include former Military Governor of Imo State, Navy Captain James Aneke Rtd amongst others.