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Activities that will culminate in the final coronation of the fifth Tor Tiv, Professor James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse, will commence on the first and end on fifth March, 2017.

Chairman of the central planning committee of the coronation, General Atom Kpera, retired, made the announcement at an interactive session with media executives at the J S Tarka Institute in Gboko today.

He stated that the celebration which would span five days would commence with visits by the six intermediate areas split into three days with two of the groups per day starting from first March, 2017.

According to the program Jechira and Kwande will kick off activities next Wednesday, followed by Gwer and Lobi on Thursday with Kwande and Sankera taking their turn on Friday.

General Kpera stated that the Tiv in the diaspora and friends of the Tiv would also participate in the celebrations on the third day of the activities alongside the two last intermediate areas.

The coronation itself will take place on 4th March afterwhich the Kwande and Jemgbagh would round up on the fifth of March.

He said the celebrations by the groups would take place at the Gboko local government secretariat while the grand finale would be held at the J S Tarka Stadium In Gboko.

Agerzua is the Special Adviser to the Governor of Benue State on Media &ICT.

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