Culture: Eze Njoku inculcates local values in children to preserve Igbo heritage.

Culture: Eze Njoku inculcates local values in children to preserve Igbo heritage.


By Emmanuel Ikpeama.

In a bid to promote and enhance the culture and traditions of Igbo language to the young generation, the Traditional ruler, Eze Ndigbo of Ejigbo, Eze (Amb) Nicholas Njoku has decided to unveil a school project where the learning of Igbo culture and heritage would be taught so that the young generation can be true ambassadors of their culture and heritage in every aspect of life.

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In a release signed by his Media Adviser, the event is scheduled to take place at Ronnik Comprehensive College, Ejigbo on Sunday by 2pm as the children between ages 6 and 15 would be showcasing what they have been able to learn for the past one year.

Eze Njoku who is an advocate and promoter of Igbo culture and tradition, stated that the event was aimed at promoting the culture, tradition and norms of Igbo language so as to educate young generation about their roots as it will also provide opportunities to market the culture, language, music and other uniqueness of the igbo people by the young generation.

“This event is aimed at rejuvenating our igbo rich culture and heritage as well as showcasing to the world and our ethnic brothers and sisters that Igbo language and culture will never go into extinction, our culture and traditions are of unique identity, therefore we need to safeguard and promote them as they can attract tourist from across the globe,” he stated.

Approximately, over 1,000 people are expected to grace this event including the Chairman of Ejigbo Local Government, Hon Monsurudeen Oloyede Bello, Ohaneze, leaders of thought, Royal fathers and lovers of Igbo language.

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