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History

The Moment of Truth

By Chief Mazi Anyaogu Elekwachi Ukonu forwardmark
President General; Igbere Welfare Union (fifth Session)
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Igbere is a surburbian city in the Old Bende Local Government of Abia State, Eastern region of Nigeria. Igbere has a rich history of tradition and culture.

According to one account
"The History of “Igbere Ebiri”
written by Ogwo Eme Uzor (aka:Santos) and Igu Anyaegbu.

Igbere history and its people traces from the lkweres who reside along the banks of Imo River in Nigeria. In lkwere Etche located in the River State of Nigeria, is a town known as “Okomoko”.  It was here that our great ancestor “Ebiri Okomoko” was born.  Ebiri Okomoko was the fifth of sixteen children of Prince Aguma Egbiri, a member of the Ruling House in Okomoko. His father had three (3) wives. His eldest wife had four daughters. Ebiri Okomoko’s mother, Ekemini, was the second wife. She was said to be so beautiful that she was thought to be a reincarnation for the “river goddess”,
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