The site will serve as a primary source of information about the festival.

Onitsha, September 19, 2023:  The Ofala Steering Committee has announced the launch of a website for the festival : .  The committee is a selection of Onitsha indigenes  from  a cross section of constituent groups at home and abroad to plan and execute the  Ofala festival under the authority of the Obi in Council.

The website is designed to serve as a distinct and central hub for all information related to the Ofala. Before  now, news about the festival was provided amongst others on the website of the Onitsha Traditional  Council. The new website provides an opportunity for a better  dissemination of  information  on  the Ofala celebration, including  highlights before, during and after the yearly festival威而鋼
.  offers a user-friendly experience with simple navigation, ensuring that visitors can easily explore its content and access valuable information on the Ofala.

Chief (Dr.) Okechukwu Mike Areh, Onya Ozoma of Onitsha, and Chairman of Ofala Steering Committee, said that  “the website is an essential tool for drawing national, Afric高仿rolex
an, and  global attention  to the Ofala,’’ adding that “it will help  in  ensuring that the Ofala attains the status of a major event in the Nigerian, and African cultural/tourism calendar.”

The Ofala Steering Committee has invited    visitors to explore the new website,  especially the  sections on events, programmes,  and resources. The committee requested journalists including photographers interested in attending the Ofala events this year to register via . The accreditation portal will close on Wednesday. October 4, 2023.

About the Ofala

Rooted in deep spirituality, the Ofala   is an occasion for  the monarch to fulfill certain obligations. It  is primarily  a celebration by the monarch and his subjects of the monarch’s annual emergence from seclusion, during which period the monarch has successfully negotiated the fortunes of the kingdom. The Ofala is also a reenactment of the joy which the monarch shared with his subjects, at the discovery that yam is non-toxic, and a valuable source of food.

Media Contact:

Tony Nezianya

Editorial Publicity Lead, Ofala Steering Committee

+234 803 303 4910

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