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Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by arinze198(m): 11:41am On Mar 03, 2018
An Igbo woman, Mrs. Esther Nweke who went to Ohanaeze Ndigbo Social Cultural meeting wearing a trouser, got what she did not bargain after she was nominated to say prayer at the meeting in Lagos.

The traditional rulers, chiefs and other leaders present at the meeting sighted her with her trouser and immediately ordered her to stop the prayer and pronounced that she had committed an abomination.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that her offence was she came to the meeting on trousers and was said to have been erroneously nominated for the prayer.

Read http://pmexpressng.com/ohanaeze-ndigbo-sanction-woman-trousers/

However, Mrs. Nweke insisted that since she had been nominated to say the closing prayer she would go on. The leaders walked out of the venue of the meeting insisting that they will not partake in such prayer which will attract curses on them.

This caused serious amusement and embarrassment to other women who were present at the meeting.
Even the host, the traditional ruler of Ndigbo in Alimosho LGA, Eze Lawrence Eze did not participate in the prayer and had to turn his back on Mrs. Nweke in order not to be part of the prayer.

P.M.EXPRESS asked why the woman was treated in such a manner. Some of the leaders insisted that Mrs. Nweke had committed an abomination by wearing trousers to the Ohanaeze meeting, talk less of praying in the meeting which they claimed was against the culture and tradition in Igbo land.

It was gathered that her appearance may attract further sanctions to serve as deterrent to other women who might try such in the further.

Eze Lawrence Eze summoned the meeting of the Igbo leaders to proffer solutions to the lingering crises in Alimosho LGA CDAs over the years.
It was gathered that the Igbo people in the LG were divided as such every unit had to form their owner Ohanaeze group; to the extent that the monarch found it difficult knowing who to deal with among the factions.

At the meeting the leaders agreed to unite, pursue a common goal and resolved to set up a committee to look into the crises and resolve them finally.
It was at the meeting that Mrs. Nweke was nominated to say the closing prayer that another problem came up and the women at the meeting were not happy over the ugly incident.

However, it was gathered that in any Igbo social gathering that married women were not supposed to wear trousers to attend such meetings. The women were expected to tie their wrappers signifying that they were married and responsible, but it turned out that such rules were not complied with in the cities.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by kabrud: 11:47am On Mar 03, 2018
Hmmm. Coming from the apostles of civilisation. Watch how their shildren tear them into tiny pieces few minutes from now. cheesy grin

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by BabaRamota1980: 12:55pm On Mar 03, 2018
P.M.EXPRESS asked why the woman was treated in such a manner. Some of the leaders insisted that Mrs. Nweke had committed an abomination by wearing trousers to the Ohanaeze meeting, talk less of praying in the meeting which they claimed was against the culture and tradition in Igbo land.

...the leaders are wrong. This meeting was not held in Igboland. The tradition of Igboland stops in Igboland.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by RedboneSmith(m): 7:19pm On Mar 03, 2018
The kind of cherry-picking people do with tradition/culture.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Probz(m): 7:25pm On Mar 03, 2018
Trousers fit the anatomy of females more than men.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Mynd44: 6:25am On Mar 05, 2018
Men need to stop trying to police what women wear, who put up the dress code?

If a man wore a wrapper there would they turn their backs

Patriarchy needs to die

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by bellazz(m): 6:27am On Mar 05, 2018
Ok

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by misterchris(m): 6:27am On Mar 05, 2018
P.M Express?

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Winners72(m): 6:28am On Mar 05, 2018
That is to tell you that doctrines like that of deeper life is the best and the world is beginning to know it now.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Amirullaha(m): 6:28am On Mar 05, 2018
Was the trouser too tight or was it a see-through type

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by LastSurvivor11: 6:28am On Mar 05, 2018
U don't come to assembly of elders with skin tight pants or trousers

I don't think even sultan or Obas can condone it too

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Sunexy(m): 6:28am On Mar 05, 2018
I don't see what's wrong with the trouser but since it's tradition, let them observe the tradition everywhere no matter where you are

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by LastSurvivor11: 6:29am On Mar 05, 2018
kabrud:
Hmmm. Coming from the apostles of civilisation. Watch how their shildren tear them into tiny pieces few minutes from now. cheesy grin


We are going to disappointed u son..
We are in support of them..
You can wear your trousers at home or anywhere you want but not to a traditional settings where u have igwes and ichies if you understand what that means..
We have culture..
We have tradition..

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by WizkidAndDavido: 6:29am On Mar 05, 2018
arinze198:
...P.M.EXPRESS asked why the woman was treated in such a manner. Some of the leaders insisted that Mrs. Nweke had committed an abomination by wearing trousers to the Ohanaeze meeting, talk less of praying in the meeting which they claimed was against the culture and tradition in Igbo land.

It was gathered that ...

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Atiku2019: 6:29am On Mar 05, 2018
grin
Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by bigdot1759(m): 6:30am On Mar 05, 2018
BabaRamota1980:


...the leaders are wrong. This meeting was not held in Igboland. The tradition of Igboland stops in Igboland.
u no no him house, u for go tell him na mumu

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Mynd44: 6:30am On Mar 05, 2018
Winners72:
That is to tell you that doctrines like that of deeper life is the best and the world is beginning to know it now.

And who came up with such doctrines?

A person's dressing is part of her freedom of expression/speech and you have freedom of speech as part of your human right

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Jollymich(m): 6:33am On Mar 05, 2018
Ala bu otu na ebenile. Igbo Mma mma nuo!

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Obinwenite(m): 6:33am On Mar 05, 2018
Tradition is tradition, i stand with ohaneze on this one....na like play like play handshake dey use pass elbow,who knows what they will wear to the next meeting. Every organization in this world has a rule guiding them, if you don't like it,don't join!.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Samusu(m): 6:33am On Mar 05, 2018
Lol
Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by bukatyne(f): 6:34am On Mar 05, 2018
I understand the 'abomination' committed by wearing trousers....

I don't understand the 'abomination' of praying.

Were they riled that

1. She Wore trousers?.... Against their customs

2. Prayed in a gathering of men? ..... She was nominated

3. Praying in trousers?

I will say the woman knew the customs and should have abided or moved on.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Mynd44: 6:36am On Mar 05, 2018
bukatyne:
I understand the 'abomination' committed by wearing trousers....

I don't understand the 'abomination' of praying.

Were they riled that

1. She Wore trousers?.... Against their customs

2. Prayed in a gathering of men? ..... She was nominated

3. Praying in trousers?

I will say the woman knew the customs and should have abided or moved on.
So they didn't see the trousers before they nominated her to pray?

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Aldebaran(m): 6:37am On Mar 05, 2018
grin

I like that grin

So it's not about islamization of Igbo states

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Nobody: 6:38am On Mar 05, 2018
arinze198:
An Igbo woman, Mrs. Esther Nweke who went to Ohanaeze Ndigbo Social Cultural meeting wearing a trouser, got what she did not bargain after she was nominated to say prayer at the meeting in Lagos.

The traditional rulers, chiefs and other leaders present at the meeting sighted her with her trouser and immediately ordered her to stop the prayer and pronounced that she had committed an abomination.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that her offence was she came to the meeting on trousers and was said to have been erroneously nominated for the prayer.

Read http://pmexpressng.com/ohanaeze-ndigbo-sanction-woman-trousers/

However, Mrs. Nweke insisted that since she had been nominated to say the closing prayer she would go on. The leaders walked out of the venue of the meeting insisting that they will not partake in such prayer which will attract curses on them.

This caused serious amusement and embarrassment to other women who were present at the meeting.
Even the host, the traditional ruler of Ndigbo in Alimosho LGA, Eze Lawrence Eze did not participate in the prayer and had to turn his back on Mrs. Nweke in order not to be part of the prayer.

P.M.EXPRESS asked why the woman was treated in such a manner. Some of the leaders insisted that Mrs. Nweke had committed an abomination by wearing trousers to the Ohanaeze meeting, talk less of praying in the meeting which they claimed was against the culture and tradition in Igbo land.

It was gathered that her appearance may attract further sanctions to serve as deterrent to other women who might try such in the further.

Eze Lawrence Eze summoned the meeting of the Igbo leaders to proffer solutions to the lingering crises in Alimosho LGA CDAs over the years.
It was gathered that the Igbo people in the LG were divided as such every unit had to form their owner Ohanaeze group; to the extent that the monarch found it difficult knowing who to deal with among the factions.

At the meeting the leaders agreed to unite, pursue a common goal and resolved to set up a committee to look into the crises and resolve them finally.
It was at the meeting that Mrs. Nweke was nominated to say the closing prayer that another problem came up and the women at the meeting were not happy over the ugly incident.

However, it was gathered that in any Igbo social gathering that married women were not supposed to wear trousers to attend such meetings. The women were expected to tie their wrappers signifying that they were married and responsible, but it turned out that such rules were not complied with in the cities.

wrong heading
It should be-
OHANAEZE NDIGBO SANCTIONS angryWOMAN FOR NOT ACCEPTING EZE NDIGBO'S LOVE ADVANCES

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by Gggg102(m): 6:38am On Mar 05, 2018
Mynd44:
Men need to stop trying to police what women wear, who put up the dress code?

If a man wore a wrapper there would they turn their backs

Patriarchy needs to die


don't men wear wrappers normally in Igbo culture?

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by ybalogs(m): 6:39am On Mar 05, 2018
Igbo Kwenu!!!

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by BUHARImyDOG: 6:41am On Mar 05, 2018
kabrud:
Hmmm. Coming from the apostles of civilisation. Watch how their shildren tear them into tiny pieces few minutes from now. cheesy grin
Are you OK?

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by ybalogs(m): 6:41am On Mar 05, 2018
It will surely serve as deterrent to others if a punishment is meted on her and not just boycotting her prayers. Tradition over civilisation any day.

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Re: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Sanction Woman For Wearing Trousers To Meeting by olasaad(f): 6:42am On Mar 05, 2018
See them supporting the elders but if this happens in the north they start condemning the act as barbaric

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