2021 TAI NEW YAM FESTIVAL CHRISTENED APAAGO DUA TAI IS UNDERWAY AT KOROKORO TAI TOWN, RIVERS STATE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on July 30, 2021
The 2021 Tai New Yam festival christened Apaago Dua Tai is underway at Korokoro Tai town, the ancient traditional headquarters of Tai Kingdom
The new yam celebration commenced on Wednessay 28th July featuring SIM AMUE DUA while Thursday29th July was Deesu Apaago, Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd August is scheduled for first and second runoff of Teledu Dee.
Tuesday 3rd August is the Tua Deedua Tai while the festival will climax on Saturday, 7th August Dee Piema, featuring the display of the Amanikpo cultural group of Korokoro Tai.
A statement jointly signed by the Mene Dua Tai, Elder Emmanuel Nordee the Mene Asaabue, Chief Nuka Nmuenu, and the secretary Chief Akee Bright invite all sons and daughter, of Tai local government are and the public to grace the festival.
Meanwhile, the Gbenemene Tai Kingdom, King G.N,K. Gininwa has charged the people of Tai to celebrate this eyar’s Apaago Dua Tai new yam festival in line with the customs and traditions of the forefathers devoid of rancor and violence.
In his goodwill message, King Gininwa while wishing them a happy and peace celebration also enjoined residence of the area including non indigenes to obey the rules and laws of the area during the new yam festival.