The Anambra State Governor,Willie Obiano has applauded the contributions of AYAYA Carnival Ufuma,Orumba South LGA for the socio-economic and cultural improvement of the state in the last ten years,saying that the carnival has helped to better the cultural capacity of the people with its entertainment value.
He called on other An amara roans to emulate the achievements of the organisers of the carnival as a way of leaving their foot-marks on the sands of time,maintaining that Anambra needs private contributions to uplift its economy as government can not do everything.
The Governor who was represented by Hon Ifenyinwa Obinabo, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Orientation and Special Duties,stated that his government would continue to do all within its powers to encourage Anambra youths and others in its effort to better the situation on ground in the state.
Other dignitaries that graced the occasion include the SA to Governor,Hon Gozie Orji..Diaspora Lord on Culture,majority leader of the House of Assembly Anambra State, Hon, Emeka Aforka and his crew ,Cornell Anazoba Ekwelum, and some Nollywood actors and actresses.
According to a statement from the organisers “AYAYA Carnival Ufuma started in 2010, Powered by Dazaa International. We have witnessed 5 different venues since begining, but in the same town. We have tried AYAYA Carnival night party three times since we began, 2019 marked a new beginning of our Carnival night party .
“We have completed a comprehensive review and studies of showbusines.2020 AYAYA Carnival Ufuma was the beginning of our Talent Hunt Competition on sports, educational activities and international cultural exchange with 9 winners: From Primary and Secondary school students. They are getting 1 year educational Sponsorship (school fees)
“We are Proudly starting an online TV on our Talent Hunt competition called “SELL Yourself “.We are to promote our Cultures, Traditions and Customs through this programmes
“Finally, we have started KUDAMM Project, which is our permanent office/headquarters. KUDAMM Project is an International Events,Youths and Cultural Centre with multiple accommodations. We are thankful for the wonderful support and understandings”from all manner of people over the last 10 years” We remain culturally yours”.