Smart Pays Homage to Igwe Nnewi on his 56the Ofala Day Celebration.
The member representing Nnewi north at House of Assemble Smart pays homage to igwe Nnewi moarch, the nnewi Ofala Festival, which is one of the most surviving traditional festivals among the fourteen (14) yearly festivals peculiar to Nnewi has kicked off, with the Member Representing Nnewi North in Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Nonso Smart Okafor, in attendance.
The 56th Ofala of Igwe Nnewi, His Royal Highness, Igwe Dr. Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu (111), which kicked off in grand style, today, Saturday, 28th December 2019, started with a procession and will round up on Sunday 29the December with Rich cultural and masquerade Display Of Nnewi people.
Igwe Kenneth Orizu was accompanied by Obi Uruagu Nnewi, Obi Afam Charles Obi (Ogidi IV), Obi Umudim Nnewi, Obi Benneth Okafor (Amaukwu), Obi Nnewichi, Obi George A. Onyekaba (Obidiugwu) and members of Igwe Nnewi Royal Cabinet.
Hon. Nonso Smart Okafor, who arrived the Igwe’s Palace amidst cheers, paid homage to Igwe Dr Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu, as a mark of respect to the one of the oldest monarch in Nigeria and appreciation of his peaceful reign in Nnewi also in Attendance was Muslem community in Nnewi, who also came out in Number as also a mark of respect to the Igwe Nnewi.
He attributed the humility, courage, enduring patience and progressive ideals of Igwe Kenneth Orizu as part of what have continued to propel the peace and progress of Nnewi, adding that Igwe Kenneth Orizu deserved to be celebrated always.