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Ihiala to mark New Yam Festival, Saturday



 ALL roads will on Saturday, lead to Ihiala for the celebration of this years New Yam Festival taking place at the Okohia Royal Palace of the traditional ruler and Oluoha the XVII of Ihiala, Igwe Thomas Obidiegwu.

  The eventful occasion will be performed by Oluoha Obidiegwu in company of the Oluoha-in-Council, comprising Ndi Ogbuehi and Ndi Ichie.

  It will also be attended by ndi Obiudo, ndi Nze na Ozo, ndi Lolo and Umuada, as well as youths of Ihiala, friends and well wishers.

  A statement from the Oluoha Palace Secretary says this Saturday’s New Yam Festival will be low key.

  This will be the second new yam festival of the Oluoha Ihiala, Igwe Thomas Obidiegwu since he ascended the Oluoha throne.

  One remarkable feature of this New Yam Festival is the elaborate arrangements made to ensure that attendance is in full compliance with all COVID -19 protocols.

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