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Beneficiaries of AACDU/Akanchawa Scholarship 2019/2020






Gregory Tochukwu Amaefule

Federal  Univ. of Tech. Owerri


Elect/Electronic Engr.

Ukamba Ogochi Getrude

Abia State University



Ukonu Marvellous Chidubem

University  of Port Harcourt


Duru Ozioma Augusta

The Polytechnic Ibadan

ND 11

Science Lab Tech

Nwadike Prisca Oluchi

Abia State University



Duru Samson Chima

University of Nigeria


Biological Sciences

Ohiaeri  Hope Chinonso

Imo State Poly Umuagwo


Science Lab Tech

Adibe Ujunwa Joy

Imo State University Owerri


Computer  Science

Ogude Oluchi Scholastica

Imo State University Owerri


Education Economics

Agwunobi Happiness C.

Federal Poly Nekede



Uchenna Michael Ewuzie

University of Nigeria



Anyadiegwu Stelladoris Chioma

Imo State University



Chikezie Ezinne Anne

Imo State  University


Public Health

Nnanna Christabel C.

Imo State University, Owerri


Education History

Uzoamaka Esther Onyinyechi

Alvan Ikoku Fed. College of Education

NCE Final

ED/Social Studies

Akogu Joshua Chukwuebuka

Imo State University


Education Physics

Ukaoha Chukwuebuka Franklin

University of Uyo


Petroleum Engineering

Chief Okezie Akwiwu visits Abba Welfare Association, UK

On September 29, 2019, Chief Okezie Akwiwu, Chairman Human Capital Development Committee of AACDU, was in London to address members of Abba Welfare Association, United Kingdom. He talked about the efforts of AACDU to bolster security and education in Abba Ama Ano.

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NUC Approves Imo Claretian University, Abba

The National Universities Commission has given final approval for the commencement of Imo Claretian University, Abba. Officials of NUC will inspect the university site from October 14 to October 16, 2019.

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picture of Abba Children's Day
picture of Abba children

Abba Children's Day

Engr. Paul Ozigbu, Chairman of AACDU, celebrated the first Abba Children’s Day at Central School on September 15, 2019. Children from the four Abba Ama Ano communities came together to perform, dance and feast.

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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.

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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.

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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, Abba

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.

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Imo Police Commissioner Visits Abba

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.

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Abba youth
picture of Eze Uzoma of Ekitiafor Abba
Abba youth

AACDU Youth Empowerment Program on July 13, 2019

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Abba youth
The youth of Abba, Imo State

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.