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The 10th Anniversary of Alaigbo Development Foundation(ADF) holds in Umuahia,Abia state.- From Ijeoma Eke-ojim/ Enugu


The 10th Anniversary celebration of Alaigbo Development Foundation(ADF),a socio cultural group with focus on development of the Igbo nation is scheduled to hold from Friday,July 12 to Sartuday,July 13,at Umuahia,the Abia state capital.

A press statement that emanated from ADF headquarter in Enugu,signed by the secretary of the publicity committee,Mazi Oluchi Ibe, disclosed that the event will be specially hosted at the prestigious Abia state conference center,Umuahia.

According to him,Governor Alex Otti of Abia state is expected to be the chief guest of honour,in as much as the invitation will be extended to other governors of the South East zone and their friends.Likewise both National and state legislators of Igbo origin,Igbo leaders, Captains of Industries and every peace loving Nigerian will be welcomed at the event.

The event being packaged to feature Igbo traditional crafts and arts, Igbo dance steps,epic poetry,etc. There will also be a presentation of Alaigbo Development Foundation history and her struggles under the able leadership of Professor Uzodinma Nwala.

Part of the press statement reads,”We invite you and all lovers of Ndigbo worldwide to this memorable occassion which will kickstart on Friday evening,12th of July. The main day,Saturday 13th,will feature traditional arts and craft of Ndigbo,our dance,epic poetry,etc. It will also feature presentations of ADF history,of her struggle and achievements in the past ten years and projection for the years ahead”.

In the press statement,ADF reaffirmed their support for Prof.Nwala as the leader of the Foundation,stating ADF remains steadfast in fighting the injustice against the Igbo nation in Nigeria since 1914.




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