Akanu, A Village In Ohafia In (Abia State) It’s Women Lament Over A Stolen Symbol of Authority
AKANU OHAFIA WOMEN TAKE THEIR CASE TO UDUMEZE OF OHAFIA…VOW NOT TO LEAVE UNTIL THEIR DEMANDS ARE MET
In their quest to press home their demand for the return of the Sacred Symbol Of Authority of the female folk of Akanu Ohafia Women (NKWA IKPERIKPE) which was stolen a forth night ago in the community.
The women numbering over one thousand defiled the rains Trekking from Akanu to Elu all in Black Attire took to another peaceful protest to Elu Ohafia, being the traditional headquarters of OHAFIA UDUMEZEMA.
Speaking on behalf Of Akanu Ohafia Women at the Palace Of The UDUMEZE OF OHAFIA, the women leader, (Ezie Ndi inyom Akanu Ohafia, Madam Nnenna Agwu Okonkwo said they embarked on the peaceful protest to register their anger over the disappearance of the sacred symbol of authority.
Madam Okonkwo further requested the royal father to use his good office to restore eternal peace to Akanu.
Also speaking, a community woman leader, Madam Ada Awa Mmaduka, told the audience that Akanu women are tired of the crisis bedeviling their community as a result of EZESHIP TUSSLE.
The woman used the forum to pass a vote of confidence on their traditional ruler, EZIEOGO MBA ODO OKEREKE JP. and pledged their unwavering loyalty & support to his rulership.
They vowed not to return to Akanu until their demands are met.
Responding, the UDUMEZE OF OHAFIA & The PARAMOUNT RULER OF OHAFIA ANCIENT KINGDOM, HIS PARAMOUNTCY, PROF E.U.L IMAGA thanked the women for the peaceful disposition in which they are demanding for peace to their community.
PROF. IMAGA, assured the protesters that peace will soon return to Akanu as the monarchs will do all within the law to restore peace to them.
In attendance at the palace to receive the protesters were Elu Ohafia Women Leader, Madam ROSE NDUKWE AGBAI, the president general Elu Development Union, CHIEF KINGSLEY EKE IMAGA, the councillor Isiama Ward, HON. CHINENYE ULA OKE among others.
Meanwhile, the chairman council of Ohafia Monarchs, PROF. E.U.L IMAGA has convened an emergency meeting of the council tomorrow in a conclave.
It may interest you to know that Akanu Ohafia Woman are still in Elu vowing not to Leave.
Even as their host have made adequate arrangement for their Stay.
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