Welcome to Amawbia Town

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Town with six surviving villages: Umueze, Ngene, Adabebe, Umukabia, Ezimezi and Enu-oji.

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Brief History of Amawbia Town

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Awofia according to common oral tradition was the founder of Amawbia. The town has six surviving villages: Umueze, Ngene, Adabebe, Umukabia, Ezimezi and Enu-oji. From time immemorial, Amawbia had been an automatons community, managing its own affairs. Beginning from 1905, Amawbia had been the seat of government for the former Awka District, the former Njikoka Local Government, and presently, Awka Local Government.

The old Government Station, Amawbia is located within the town’s North-eastern and overlooking the junction of the very important Enugu-Onitsha trunk ‘A’ road and the Amawbia Agulu-Ekwulobia trunk B road. Amawbia is a nodal town. There too, is situated, the famous been Amawbia Eke market (alias Eke Oyibo)which had been a legend amongst all the towns around. It was the only local marker established by the British Government for the entire Awka Division. Inspite of the grave depredation wrought on it during the period of 1967-1970 Nigerian Civil War, Eke Market Amawbia has retained its attractions and popularity as the nerve centre of daily commercial activities for many. Continue reading “Brief History of Amawbia Town”

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Biograph of Okpaligwe Amawbia

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His Royal Majesty Igwe Michael Ositadimma Okoye was born in December 25th 1926 at Aguogba – Adabebe Village Amawbia. He was born to the family of Okoye Nwika in Oguluwa kindred. His mother Nwangbankwo hails from Nibo Town in Ezeoye Village. She was a daughter of Erike Family.

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Constitution of Amawbia Town Union

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SECETION 1 – NAME, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
1. The Union shall be called Anambra Town Union, here- in after referred to as ATU or simply the “UNION”
2. Aims and Objectives
(a) To foster and maintain a spirit of patriotism, fraternity and cooperation among the citizens of Amawbia wherever they may be.
(b) To promote, develop and sustain the culture, customs and tradition of Amawbia.
(c) To protect and defend the rights and interests of Amawbia Town and other citizens.
(d) To undertake community development projects in Amawbia.
(e) To take any other legitimate measures that will conduce to peace, unity and progress of Amawbia Town; Continue reading “Constitution of Amawbia Town Union”

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Latest News

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CHIEF DR. WILLIE M. OBIANO, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF ANAMBRA STATE, COMMISSIONED N20 MILLION ULTRA MODERN EKE OYIBO AMAWBIA MOTOR PARK

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.CHUKWUDI UDENGENE CHIEF PRIEST OF NGENE OJI EGBENGWU CELEBRATES ONWA ASATO   Tradition and Culture of a people are twin elements of socialization, culturisation and aculturisation of members of individual communities in Igboland.   In Igbo societies there are a number of activities, events that characterize celebrations […]

History of St Mathew Catholic Church Anawbia

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.EARLY HISTORY By early 1920s, the Colonial Administration was already well established in Onitsha Province. At Amawbia, Chiefs Agbata Ikele and Owelle Okongwu were recognized Warrant Chiefs. In the Catholic Church, the Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province had already established a large Parish at Adazi headed by Reverend Father […]

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Latest Event

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CHUKWUDI UDENGENE CHIEF PRIEST OF NGENE OJI EGBENGWU CELEBRATES ONWA ASATO

Tradition and Culture of a people are twin elements of socialization, culturisation and aculturisation of members of individual communities in Igboland.

In Igbo societies there are a number of activities, events that characterize celebrations among the people, such events as Onwa Asato, Iliji, Ifejioku, Igu Aro, etcetera.

In Amawbia, a serene but progressive and dynamic community in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria, such events as Eziokpaligwe festival observed in March yearly, Iliji Festival observed every last Saturday of September yearly and Onwa Asato festival of the deities (goodesses) observed in November annually are usually marked with pump and splendor.

All the three festivals marked in the passing year 2017 in Amawbia posted a remarkable and memorable events.

Like the Onwa Asato festival of the deities, the Ngene Oji Egbengwu Ezimezi Celebration (Itu Egbo) posited an outstanding event.

Chief Priest of Ngene Oji Egbengwu, Chukwudi Udengene (Mmadu ka Ejiaka) explained that Onwa Asato is a period of harvest when people reap their crops and consequently give thanks to God and goddesses of the land.

He explained that Ngene Oji Egbengwu in Ezimezi, is the goddess of fertility for women expecting a child. He said that the deity is a powerful one which drove the whitemen out in the days of old. It celebration is often characterized by Masquerade displays and gifts by traditional worship.

He also explained that the Chief Priest of the deity must as a matter of principle maintain clean hands and abhor evil doings.  The Chief Priest further explained that the deities generally abhor unclean things and is far from fettish practices.

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Amawbia Town Project

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Education

$200,000.00 of $2,000.00 raised
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You can make Donate to Support Amawbia On-going project to the following account number

Account Number will be updated soon

Donation Total: $10.00

 

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