On 3rd January 2021, Ezza people of Benue state under the association of Ezza Ezekuna Benue Development Association (EEBDA), organized an event in order to create an awareness of their existence in Benue state. They equally used the opportunity to ask for inclusion in the scheme of things in Benue state government.
Creation of Ezza Ezekuna Benue Development Association (EEBDA) was championed majorly by Esomchi Jacob Ukoro, Igwe Cletus Ebonyi and Nweke Cedric Ifeanyichukwu , three indigenous Igbo sons from Benue state.
The major vision and mission of this Association is:
To promote peaceful coexistence between Ezza people and their neighbours in Ado and Oju LGAs where they are indigenous to.
And to organize the sons and daughters of Ezza land towards achieving a greater Developmental stride in Benue state.
Important personalities like Senator Abba Moro the Senator representing Benue South, Hon Dr Francis Ottah Agbo the Honourable member representing Ado/Oju/Ogbadibo federal constituency, Hon James Oche Ado local government chairman, Hon Clement Onaa the the chairman of Oju LGA, HRH Igwe Igboke Ewa, Chief Emeka Ugama (Nwata Kwocha Aka 1 Ezza Ezekuna Benue state), Chief Izekwe Ukoro and Mrs Okafor Nkechi Nwali (Agu Nwanyi 1 of Ezza Ezekuna Benue state) the PG of Ezza Ezekuna Benue Development Association were all present at the event.
The following non Igbos were given Igbo titles:
Senator Abba Moro as “Akpo Azaa 1 of Ezza Ezekuna Benue state
Hon Dr Francis Ottah Agbo as Oshile “Nwata Buru Eze” 1 of Ezza Ezekuna Benue state
James Oche as “Obata Obua” 1 of Ezza Ezekuna Benue state
Hon Clement Onaa as “Enyi Ezza” Ezekuna .
Hon Agnes Uloko Benue state House of Assembly member, representing Ado LGA state consistency as “Nneoma Ezaa” Ezekuna 1.
Prince Edwin Ochai, the president Idoma Carnival International as Ochudo 1 of Ezza Ezekuna Benue state.