Abia party stalwart, Emma Uche congratulates Arochukwu indigenes on Ikeji Festival
By Chinedu Emeruwa Chinedu
A chieftain of the labour party, Mazi Emmanuel Uche, has congratulated the people of Arochukwu ancient clan in Abia state on the occasion of the celebration of Ikeji festival otherwise known as New yam festival.
In a message issued on Thursday, Mazi Uche expressed delight that he is alive to join his kinsmen in celebrating the auspicious Ikeji festival.
He noted that the annual occasion is a time indigenes of Arochukwu ancient kingdom come together to mark ancient cultural heritage and tradition, expressing joy that he was honored to partook in Ikeji Arochukwu festival.
The frontline Abia political juggernaut also applauded the traditional rulers for their resilience in preserving their traditions and admonished them to continue to sustain the cultural heritage and tradition for future generations and unborn.
While urging every Arochukwu indigenes to continue to sustain ancient and aged-long new year festival for future generations, Mazi Uche who holds the traditional titles, ‘Okwuotor and Dikeoma Aro’ called on people of Arochukwu local government area to continue to support Governor Alex Chioma Otti-led administration in Abia, in its current effort in raising the bar of governance in the state for the good of entire Abians.
According to him,”This present Abia government is committed in providing dividends of democracy to the doorsteps of every Abia citizens and residents. So, we should give this present administration full support and cooperation to be able to deliver its electoral promises to the Abia electorates who overwhelmingly and unanimously chose him to become their governor.
“There are no doubts that Governor Otti will perform well because, immediately he was swore in as governor, he hit the ground running in improvement of the state economic sector and also engendering building of critical infrastructures to give every parts of the Abia state face-lifts”.