The Igwete of Amai Preaches Peace at Ikenga Festival

His Royal Majesty, King Paul Solomon Ifeanyichukuwu

The King of Amai kingdom, His Royal Majesty, King Paul Solomon Ifeanyichukuwu has called on all religious groups in the country to leave in harmony. The king made this statement on the occasion of the 2014 Ikenga Festival, an annual festival marked by majority of communities in Ndokwa Land.

According to the king, the issue of discrimination against other religious bodies is not a right practice and as a leader of the people, will continue to protect every person in Amai Kingdom irrespective of ethnic or religious background. He enjoyed all religious bodies, Christians, Moslems and other religious practitioners to leave as one.

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Speaking further, the king called on all politicians to eschew violence as they prepare for the 2015 general elections. Continuing, he said that the tension already generated by the election, especially in Delta State as a result of the zoning formula of the PDP should not arise but they should allow the best to rule the state come 2015.

On the economic development of the kingdom, the Igwete thanked the founder of the Novena University for establishing the institution at Amai. According to him, since the inception of the institution, developments in the town had been massive. He therefore used the occasion to invite investors to come to Amai. Speaking on the same economic development, the Igwete says following the coming of some Canadian investors to Amai in 2013, he and his Chiefs will embark on a business trip to China for investment tourism, to attract more foreign investors to the kingdom.