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Glo-sponsored Onitsha Ofala Festival Begins

By Grand News on 10/10/2017

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THE 2017 edition of Ofala Festival, sponsored by fully integrated telecommunications services provider, Globacom, kicked off on Tuesday, October 10, with the Oraeze International Arts Exhibition at the Ime Obi, Onitsha, Anambra State.

According to a statement issued by the company in Lagos, this year’s celebration of the festival would run from October 10 through 16. The schedule of activities shows that a Youth Carnival will take place on October 12, while the main Ofala will be celebrated in the morning of October 13 and a Cocktail party, Eze Onicha, held in the evening of the same day.

Azu Ofala, according to the plans, will take place on October 14, while the Ofala Music Concert, during which the most beautiful girl in Onitsha will be crowned Miss Ofala 2017, will be held on Sunday, October 15, at CJ Patterson International Auditorium, Onitsha. The activities will be rounded off with a Royal Banquet in honour of the Agbogidi, Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe. The banquet will be held at the Dolly Hills Hotel, Onitsha, on Monday, October 16.

The telecommunications company expressed satisfaction that “the festival is growing bigger and bigger every year since we officially took over its sponsorship in 2011. We commend the Agbogidi for all the innovations he has over the years introduced to the festival to make it more exciting and a tourist attraction. We are delighted to be part of this noble festival for another three years”.

Globacom urged all lovers of tradition and culture to troop in to the Ime Obi, Onitsha Palace, to witness first hand, the celebration of the biggest festival in the entire Ndigbo race and enjoy the hospitality of Onitsha people. Globacom has been the official sponsors of the Ofala Festival since 2011, and recently signed an agreement to extend the sponsorship to 2019. The company has added colour and grandeur to the celebrations.

 

Source Grand News

Posted 10/10/2017 4:03:04 PM

 

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