Ogidi community: Cultural centre to be dedicated to Chinua Achebe-
The Ogidi community in Anambra State has made arrangement to build a world class heritage centre, which will to be named after renowned writer, Chinua Achebe.
The Chinua Achebe Cultural and Event Centre, as it will be called, will also serve as a resort and resource centre, among other things.
The traditional ruler of Ogidi, Igwe Alexander Onyido, Ezechuamagha 1 of Ogidi, during the re-instatement and induction ceremony of the Ogidi Social Club of Nigeria in Lagos last Friday made this public
The traditional ruler said that cultural heritage was one of the priorities of the community, while addressing the indigenes at the event, which held at the Ogidi Civic Centre in FESTAC Town.
At the colourful ceremony, which featured a grand display of the deep cultural heritage of the Ogidi people, the Ogidi Social Club, set up primarily to promote love, unity and the spirit of progress amongst the indigenes, initiated a fresh start with the reinstatement and induction of old and new members after nearly 25 years of inactivity.