The annual Ofala festival has now transformed to an assemblage of political juggernauts, men of timber and caliber.
The annual Ofala festival of Igwe Robert Eze, (Okofia the VI) brother to billionaire businessman, Arthur Eze has now transformed to an assemblage of political juggernauts, men of timber and caliber.
According to Daily Sun the traditional festival is now a gathering of sorts and a show of solidarity to earn a political party support from the Billionaire businessman, Prince Arthur Eze.
The APC delegation led by APC National Chairman Chief John Oyegun were seen at the festival. Including the Minister of Labour and Productivity Dr. Chris Ngige.
Chief Victor Umeh led APGA stalwarts, while Godwin Ezeemo led a high profile delegation from PPA. Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Uba of Capital Oil was among business moguls present, and the Emir of Lafia and other high traditional rulers across the country were also in attendance to celebrate with Ukpo people and the Eze family.
The Sun revealed that most of the guests do not attend the festival for their love of tradition, but for the strong favours they hope to earn from the Eze family, especially from the Billionaire business oil mogul, Arthur Eze.
Aisha Edward, coordinator of Association of People Living with Sickle Cell Disorder who visited the Eze's home also said that she respects the attention the billionaire pays to people looking for aids and to the downtrodden.
She, however, regretted that Ukpo town has not maximised this blessing God gave them in the form of Arthur Eze. She believes that a town that attracts such influx of persons from across the world should at least develop a tourist centre, as it could be a strong generator of Internally Generated Revenue in the state.
H/T: Daily Sun