…as they hold end of year party
An Ibo speaking youths association in Agbor kingdom, under the umbrella body of Nwanne Mara Nwanne (UDOKA), has pledged to support peace and positive development in their host communty, Agbor.
The group which cares for their enthnic brothers living in Agbor, made the pledge in a well organized event held during the week to celebrate the end of year 2020.
Speaking with newsmen, the group Chairman, Mr. Chineye Iwuala, thanked God for how far He has sustained members of the association in good health.
He described the association as noble forum harmonizing Ibos living in Agbor for their well-being.
He used the medium to thanked the people of Agbor kingdom for their kind nature, noting that members of the association have thus far enjoyed relative peace.
He said, 2020 was a bit challenging going by the lockdown and Coronavirus pandemic which claimed scores of lives across the globe. “But in all, God kept us alive to see this day and going beyond,” he said.
Speaking further, Mr. Iwuala explained that the importance of upholding peace in any society cannot be overemphasized, pointing out that it encourages unity amongst the people and also essential for democracy to thrive.
He assured that the association whose members according to him, has lived a good number of years with the Agbor people and by way of being an elegible voters, would also organize themselves to support peaceful and credible elections so as to help facilitate a smooth transfer of power from one administration to another.
He therefore called on Ibos in Agbor who are to identify themselves with the association to do so for their own good.
Also speaking, the Patron of the association, Chief Justice Okoro, congratulated members for a successful end of another calendar year.
He remarked that Nwanne Mara Nwanne (UDOKA) Association had being an amazing forum pushing for their peaceful co-existence, adding that his experience were overwhelming.
He commended the group for their firm coordination while promoting the spirit of brotherhood in Agbor, and in the same vein appreciated the Agbor people for providing them with hospitality.
He also enjoined other Ibos living in Agbor to join the association in order to collectively develop themselves and their host community.
Member of the association being presented with a bag of rice & 5litre of vegetable
oil by Mr. Chineye Iwuala & Chief Justice Okoro
Some members of the association in a group photograph