The traditional ruler of Omor community in Ayamelum local government, HRH Igwe Dr Chris Oranu Chidume MON (Eze Igulube Omor, Eze Anaukwu) on Saturday August, 19, 2023 performed the Omor 2023 New Yam Festival (Iwa Ji Omor) in a style.
Igwe Oranu who call on the government to continue their dedication towards encouraging productivity in the country and in the state. He believes that if the state and federal govt came encourage the citizenry to go into production of both agricultural produce and other of our daily needs, it will reduce our dependence on imported goods and increase our exportation.
He added that if these measures are taken, it will sharply improve our economy and reduce drastically the high poverty rate and economic hardship bedeviling the nation presently.
He equally commends the Governor Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo CFR led Anambra State Government for their continued efforts that made the event a peaceful one and pray more efforts are needed towards enhancing productivity even in the state level.
Addressing the press, the Obi of Onitsha, HRM Igwe Alfred Achebe MFR encouraged Ndi Anambra, Igbos and Nigeria at large to go back to agriculture. He said that our old practice of farming our backyards if revived can go a long way to provide food security in the country.
The leader of Omor Supreme Elders Council Rtd. Hon Justice Paul Obidigwe really thanked God for blessing Omor community with a selfless monarch as HRH Igwe Dr Oranu Chidume MON who has continued serving and providing for the Omor community with his wealth.
Justice Obidigwe prayed that God will continue to bless the Igwe, his family and his source of wealth and that his reign will continue till infinity.
The high point of the event includes masquerade display, women dance troupe, Ndi Ada troupe and many other cultural displays that made the event a remarkable and a breathtaking scenery.
Also the Anambra House of Assembly Speaker, Rt Hon Somto Udeze, Anambra State commissioner for homeland, Chief Chikodi Anara (Igbakigba), Commissioner for Industry, Mr Christian, Udechukwu Hon Member Representing Ayamelum at Anambra State Assembly, Hon Abuchi Bernard Udemezue, Igwe of Aguleri, HRM Igwe Dr Mike Idigo (Eze Udo Aguleri), HRH Igwe Johnson Mbanefo of Mkpunando Aguleri, and many traditional rulers and top govt functionaries, lawmakers graced the event.