Saturday, 27 August 2016

ABIA t 25 : Ikpeazu Launches New Abia Identity (Photos)

25 years after her creation as a Federating Unit (State) in the
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abia has joined other States like
Lagos, Bayelsa, Osun, Cross River etc to unveil and establish its
own identity.

Henceforth, here are the new symbols of Abia State.


Abia logo

The Helm
Black and Gold Eagle signifying STRENGTH and GRACE.

The Shield Silver, quartered in Blue, Gold, Earth and Green signifying LABOUR and ENTERPRISE (Blue) , Sun and abundance of WARMTH
(GOLD), Welcoming & Receptive Nature of Abians (Earth) and
Fertility (Green).

The Central Elephant is the Traditional Image of Abia (Enyi). While
The Open Book signifies Education, Scholarship and The Holy

The 4 Ordinaries are

1. Artisan (Artisanship/enterprising nature of Abians)

2. The Abia Tower (The central Abia Figure)

3. Industry (Productivity in manufacturing and oil & gas)

4. Handshake (Business and commerce)

The base of Marigold Field: on which The Shield Stands, and
Supported by 4 Palm Trees further signifying fertility and the

The Flag: The base theme of the design centers on Black and
Gold, which are the nationally allotted colours of Abia State. The
gold tells of Abundance & Wealth while Blacks speaks of the
people and the fertility of the land.

* The flag incorporates the Abia Coat of Arms and a green
forward facing pennant indicative of life and progress.

* The Background is predominantly white, signifying peace.

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