Bedia Development Association Celebrates New Yam Festival In Lagos

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Executives of Bedia Development Association preparing getting set to break kolanut (Libo) and (Bikem) Melon Cake/Kudung leaf
Executives of Bedia Development Association preparing getting set to break kolanut (Libo) and (Bikem) Melon Cake/Kudung leaf

The Bedia Development Association, Lagos branch yesterday, Sunday joined parts of northern Cross River State to celebrate the annual Obudu Yam Festival.

The event which held at an event center in Ajegunle, Lagos also witnessed the launching of the association’s almanac and launching of a ten million Naira Appeal Fund for the rehabilitation of Bedia Secondary Commercial School which is presently in a terrible state of disrepair.

Chairman of the Association, Mr. Utsu Atsu in his opening remark congratulated every member and well wishers present for the resilience in continuing to identify with the association over the years. He emphasized the need for unity and continued camaraderie, particularly at important occasions like the New Yam Festival saying that remains the only way for Bedia community to harness it human resources.

Patron of the association, Mr. David Alawa, called on all sons and daughters of Bedia to join hands with the Lagos branch to return the glory of the secondary school which according to him is still the only public commercial school in the whole of Obudu Local Government.

There we solidarity representations and goodwill messages from Obudu Development Association, ODA and other adjoining communities who came to celebrate with Bedia.

The traditional Kolanut (Libo) breaking ceremony and serving of the (Bikem) Melon Cake/Kudung Leaf delicacy took place at about 3pm to the delight of the audience, some who have missed the delicacy for many years having being away from home.

There was plenty of music including “Angio-Isom” traditional dance, wine and pounded yam to the fill of all and sundry.

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