WRITTEN BY DAVE OKPOKWASILI
A Television series that will promote the varieties of culture, language, and traditional stories of the different communities in Igbo land will soon be launched.
The television series tagged "Ebube Igbo" was announced in a press conference by an Anambra born Nollywood actress, Chioma Okoye.
The series will begin in Omabala area of Anambra state and will touch all South East states, using indigenous and new talents in the areas visited.
The organizer of the Ebube Igbo TV soap opera, Chioma Okoye, her counterpart, Sacramento Ekwueme while speaking to news men, said that the programme is to promote the culture and tradition of Igbo people, thereby putting the tribe in its pride of place.
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The Senior Special Assistant to there Governor on Creative Media, Bob Manuel Udokwu who is also a film legend, thanked the initiators of the programme for their vision that it was the right step to take.
Present at the unveiling of the initiative to show their support were the traditional rulers of Enugwu- Aguleri, Igwe Chukwuemeka Eri, that of Umueri, Igwe Sir Ben Emeka, his Umuoba Anam Counterpart, Igwe George Ekwealor including top notch Nollywood actors such as Chigozie Atuanya, Harrison Chukwuma, Adaora Uko and many others.
Representatives of Youth Wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo, and Anambra Association of Town Unions, ASATU as well as the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs were also present.