February 25, 2024


The Onitsha Traditional Council has said that the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, has clocked 20 years on the throne and is set to celebrate it with the Ofala Festival.

The Chairman of the 2022 Ofala Festival Steering Committee, Chief Mike Areh, disclosed this during a press conference at the Ime-Obi Palace, Onitsha, Anambra State on Thursday.

Areh said the festival would hold at Ime-Obi, Onitsha on October 21 with Ofala Youths Carnival while other events would hold on October 22 and 23 with the ‘Iru Ofala’ and ‘Azu Ofala’.

He added that the carnival will be organised by the Onitsha Ado Youths Council and will showcase the rich cultural heritage of Onitsha to the global world.

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