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The Ikwo are a subgroup of the Igbo people who live in southeastern Nigeria. The area is rich in mineral resources, and the ancestors of today’s inhabitants developed bronze-casting techniques over a thousand years ago, some found in the town of Igbo Ukwu. The creativity and technical skill demonstrated by those early Igbo bronze, metal and terra cotta crafters is recognized as among the finest in the history of the world. They number around 360,000
- Chief Martin Elechi, former Governor of Ebonyi State.
- Kelechi Igwe, Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State.
- Frank Ogbuewu, Nigeria's former Ambassador and former Minister of Culture and tourism.
- Ugonna Utulor, Author of Hackers Day(novel) and National Chairman PDP Students Coalition.
- Senator Emmanuel Onwe, former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
- Senator Amb. Lawrence Nwuruku, Nigeria's former ambassador, former Senator and former commissioner South East of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
- http://www.joshuaproject.net/people-clusters.php?rop2=C0095 Joshua Project - Great Commission Status of the Igbo Cluster
- Olson, James Stuart (1996). The Peoples of Africa: An Ethnohistorical Dictionary. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 234. ISBN 0313279187.
- http://www.theseedcompany.org/project/abakaliki-bible-cluster-ikwo "Abakaliki Bible Cluster | Ikwo"
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