It has been a colorful day in the City of Gombe as the Igbo people in Gombe State celebrates their annual Igbo festival, today been the 12 of October 2019. The festival attracted so many people within and outside Gombe, the festival was rich in display of cultural dance from various part of the Igbo land, showcasing unity within the good people if Gombe State, Traditional rulers , Clergy men, Businessmen and Newsmen were present at the festival.
The event was held at Pantami Stadium Gombe, as many Indigenous people were given IGBO TITLES, among the Title Awardees are Barr. Musa Galaya an indigene of Gombe State as ” THE FRIEND OF IGBO PEOPLE ” and Mr. Innocent Nwadinobi and Igbo man basing in Gombe for years, he is the Leader of the Imo State Igbo Members in Gombe State.
The Emir of Gombe represented by His Royal Highness Alhaji Sale Mohammed the Emir of Kaltungo, The Gombe State Governor represented by Manasseh Daniel Jatau The Deputy Governor of Gombe State, The Former Speaker Gombe House of Assembly Alh. Inuwa Garba and The Former Deputy Governor of Gombe State Mr. John Lazarus Yoriyo were present during the occasion.
Rich cultural and traditional dance were displayed to entertain attendance of the festival, The Yoruba and Tangale Traditional Dancers were part of the event which revealed the unity of Gombe people and the Hospitality of the Jewel City.