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In Ossomala, Okposi Festival



PEOPLE of Ossomala, in Ogbaru Local Government Area, of Anambra State gathered at the palace of Atamanya Okakwu Victor Awogu to celebrate the 2021 Okposi Festival

The royal father opened the Okposi which is their own New Yam Festival, with prayers of thanksgiving.

He noted that the age long feast, celebrated yearly, which also marked the beginning of a new planting season, is a culture that binds the community.

Okakwu Awogu added that civilisation came to Ossomala early but it did not take away their culture hence the need for Igbo people to embrace their culture to have focus in life.

The traditional ruler of Ochuche Umuodu, Igwe Vincent Ijeoma, felicitated with the community.

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