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Iwaji Festival Delta State
This festival is celebrated to commemorate the harvest period particularly the abundance and availability of New Yams.The ceremony involves the slaughtering of cocks and the cooking of some tubers of new yams, which are pounded into fufu and eaten with chicken pepper soup.
The pounded yams are shared amongst members of the nuclear family and friends and well-wishers who drop in. This takes place annually between July and August.