On 7th May 2023 Nigerians in Ghana trooped into the former capital city of Ghana the Central region of the Republic of Ghana to celebrate and make merry with the King of Igbo’s in Central Region’ to celebrates one year anniversary of the crowning and enstoolment of the king, HRH Eze Dr Igwe Chinedu KINGSLEY (JP).
The Igbo tribe in Nigeria is one of the largest and most prominent ethnic groups in the country. Rich in culture, heritage, and traditions, the Igbo people hold many ceremonies and celebrations to honor their customs and ancestors. Recently, the Igbo king in the central Region of Ghana (Eze Ndi Igbo n’ Central Region) celebrated his one-year anniversary on the throne.
The event was a significant milestone for the Igbo tribe, which holds a deep reverence and respect for their traditional leaders.
The Igbo people trace their roots back to ancient civilization, with the first mention of their existence dating back to the 10th century. The tribe is known for its rich agricultural heritage and for being one of the most urbanized ethnic groups in Nigeria.
The recent celebration of the Igbo king’s one-year anniversary was a momentous occasion, marking the first year of his reign and his successful leadership of the central region. The event was planned for several months and involved meticulous planning to ensure its success. The ceremony brought together the entire community, including chiefs, elders, women, and youth. The king’s family members, friends, and well-wishers from other parts of the country, also attended the event.
The celebration of HRH Eze Dr Igwe Chinedu KINGSLEY JP one year anniversary was a colorful and joyful event. The day began with a procession of people from different parts of the central region, dressed in colorful traditional attire, all heading towards the palace. The palace was decorated with colorful fabrics, flowers, and traditional artifacts to reflect the occasion’s significance.
The event was filled with traditional dances, music, and an array of delicacies that showcased the richness of Igbo cuisine. The Igbo people are known for their culinary expertise, and the dishes prepared for the event, including pounded yam, egusi soup, and jollof rice, were highly praised by guests.
The Igbo King of Central Region HRH Eze Dr Igwe Chinedu KINGSLEY JP in his speech thanked his subjects and discussed his plans for the community’s development in the coming years.
He expressed his gratitude for the community’s support and pledged to support the sustainable development of the central region. The speech was received with great applause from the audience, who were proud to have such a visionary and committed leader.
The paramount king of Igbo’s in Ghana HIS. MAJESTY AMB. EZE Dr. Chukwudi Jude ihenetu graced the occasion with his entourage and in his speech he caution Nigerians to be vigilant and respect the laws of the country. He further tasked Nigerian to stay away from drugs and be civil in their daily activities whiles they live in Ghana.
In conclusion, the Igbo king’s one-year anniversary celebration in the central region was a momentous occasion that showcased the rich culture and heritage of the Igbo tribe. The event brought together the entire community, highlighting the importance of community and traditional leadership in the Igbo culture.
The king’s speech was inspiring and a testament to his commitment to the development of the central region. Overall, the event was a great success and a testament to the power of community, tradition, and culture in Nigeria’s diverse society.
Source: Christopher Agbodo Ranson /Virgin Blogger