Chief Chukwuma Ojiako Program Ends
The 2019 Chief Chukwuma Ojiako Educational Support Program ended on Saturday, September 7. The closing ceremony had HRH Eze Ononenyi Uzoma (Ekiti II), Engr Paul Ozigbu, Chief Dan Ojiako and other prominent Abba indigenes in attendance. Books, school bags, WAEC and tuition fees were awarded to various students from the four Abba Ama Ano communities. Engr. Paul Ozigbu awarded a university scholarship to the best student, Miss Chinaeso Godwin.
Chief Obinna Akwiwu Donates Laptops to Abba Youths
Chief Obinna Akwiwu (Oshimiri III, Odokara Omee II) donated four laptops to Abba youths. The laptops were presented to Chairman AACDU, Chief Paul Ozigbu, on September 4, 2019, by Chief Okezie Akwiwu.
Eze Ononenyi Uzoma to Train Abba Youths
HRH Eze Ononenyi Uzoma (Ekiti II of Ekitiafor) will train 5 selected Abba youths in various aspects of crop farming and animal husbandry.
Abba Ama Ano Lagos Elects New Leaders
On September 1, 2019, Abba Ama Ano Lagos Branch elected new executive committee members. The new executives are:
1. Chairman- Sir Emeka Ofoma
2. Vice Chairman- Mr Christopher Iwunze
3. Secretary- Mr. Damian Adigwuisi
4. Assistant Secretary- Mr. Raphael Abbakwe
5. Financial Secretary- Mr. Hillary Uzoho
6. Assistant Financial Secretary-Engr. George Otuonye
7. Treasurer- Mr. Adolf Eshionwu
8. Welfare officers- One person from the four communities
9. P.R.O- Mr. Romanus Arihi
10. Provost-One person from the four communities
History Committee Inaugurated
An 11-member committee has been tasked with writing a comprehensive account of the history and culture of Abba Ama Ano. The committee was inaugurated on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Chief Paul Ozigbu's residence.
On July 20, 2019, the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, approved the location of a police post in Abba. The Commissioner gave the directive during an inspection visit to the rehabilitated Abba police station. He directed the Divisional Police Officer, Amaigbo Station, to assist Abba community in setting up a community vigilante outfit to complement the work of the Police.
AACDU Youth Empowerment Program on July 13, 2019
Human Capital Development Committee Meets Abba Youth
In a bid to develop the educational and career potential of Abba youths, the AACDU Human Capital Development Sub-Committee on Scholarship and Career Guidance, chaired by Chief (Dr) Frank Ojiako (Ochuariri Ekitiafor), had a meeting with Abba youth leaders from Umuokwara, Umudurunna, Ekitiafor and Ogwuaga on June 2, 2019, at the residence of Chief Paul Ozigbu.