The Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has congratulated the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Nnaemeka Achebe Agbogidi on the occasion of the 2021 Ofala festival.
Dr. Orji in a goodwill message, wished Igwe Achebe a fulfilling Ofala Festival. He hailed the festival as a platform for the sustenance of peace and unity in Onitsha and Anambra state. He described the festival as a symbolic, he noted that the cultural heritage of the people of Onitsha is remarkable, historic and commendable. “On behalf of the people of Abia North Senatorial district, I felicitate with the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Nnaemeka Achebe Agbogidi as he celebrates Ofala festival,” he said.
He also added that, “The Obi of Onitsha has over the years used the festival as an avenue to foster peace and harmony across the South East and Nigeria in general”. The former governor therefore hailed the Obi of Onitsha, who he says has remained a rallying point for sons and daughters of Onitsha. He also extended his greetings to the people of Onitsha.