….to honour late Dr. Mathias offoboche and other sons and daughters of Yala LGA
By Ebriku John Friday
Yema Yala Development Initiative (YYDI) on Tuesday, disclosed her plans of organising Yala Day/ New Yam Celebrations on September 24, 2022 in Abuja.
The Chairman, YYDI, Engr. Cosmas Oloko Ekawu who made this known said highpoint of the occasion will be recognition and Award conferment on eminent and outstanding Yala sons and daughters who have distinguished themselves in different spheres of endeavour.
Ekawu said: “Indeed, we deemed it fit to confer on worthy sons and daughters who have positively impacted lives with their resources and are still doing great things.
“We will be giving a posthumous honour to Dr Mathias offoboche and other sons and daughters of Yala local Government Area who have made Yala people proud.”
Yala Day and New Yam Celebrations are all organized by the Yema Yala Development Initiative, YYDI, and this year’s celebration comes up September 24,2022 at the Merit House in Maitama, Abuja.
According to him, “Our membership is not elitist but cuts across and creates the platform to interact and fuse together in order to move Yala nation as whole to the next height.
“Yala nation is a strategic people who have immensely contributed to the sustenance of peace, progress, unity, development of Cross River State and Nigeria as a whole.”
He also added that the celebrations are going to be used to bring together all sons and daughters of Yala nation as arrangements are on top gear to make the celebrations a success.
Yema Yala Development Initiative (YADI), a social cultural association is an umbrella body of Yala LGA Sons and daughters resident in Abuja.