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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by unbitchable(m): 10:53pm On Jan 12
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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by donstan18(f): 10:53pm On Jan 12
1Sharon:
@donstan18 in what way did Davido marry Chioma traditionally?
Introduce yourself and then give me 84 different reasons why I should answer your question.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by unbitchable(m): 10:54pm On Jan 12
1Sharon:
@donstan18 in what way did Davido marry Chioma traditionally?
He broke kolanuts with the elders of her family. Lol.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by 1Sharon(f): 10:57pm On Jan 12
unbitchable:

He broke kolanuts with the elders of her family. Lol.

All na sham. Doesn't he have a baby on the way?
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by unbitchable(m): 11:00pm On Jan 12
1Sharon:

All na sham. Doesn't he have a baby on the way?
Ask donstan18. ibo girls don't get pregnant out of wedlock. Lol

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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by 1Sharon(f): 11:01pm On Jan 12
unbitchable:

Ask donstan18. ibo girls don't get pregnant out of wedlock. Lol

Wasn't she already pregnant before Davido did the sham of an introduction?

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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by erneski01: 11:06pm On Jan 12
wow, this is my village o. Nkumeato, my turn go soon reach o. #Tradition
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by unbitchable(m): 11:07pm On Jan 12
1Sharon:


Wasn't she already pregnant before Davido did the sham of an introduction?
that was only a biological condition, she couldn't have been pregnant. she's ibo, they don't get pregnant outta wedlock, you dig?

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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by 1Sharon(f): 11:11pm On Jan 12
unbitchable:

that was only a biological condition, she couldn't have been pregnant. she's ibo, they don't get pregnant outta wedlock, you dig?

Are you being sarcastic? undecided
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by ucheo: 11:14pm On Jan 12
Proud Obowo man..did mine 2008 to the admiration of my parents..funny the villlage Op posted is my maternal home Nkumeato..Ihite Uboma..God bless you Op

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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by unbitchable(m): 11:18pm On Jan 12
1Sharon:


Are you being sarcastic? undecided
you seem not to be paying attention. try listen well enough when they talk, ok?
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by pocohantas(f): 11:41pm On Jan 12
iSlayer:
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And the < 1 of us who are not backward have now seen you're a foolish girl. Tweh! Ifele megbukwagi. Agafu!

Never been bothered about the opinion of poor men. I am sure your sperm cells (a free gift of nature) wouldn't be in millions, let alone you account balance. Shift make I see better people abeg.

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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by Okoroawusa: 12:06am On Jan 13
pocohantas:


And backward...

99.91731% fall into that subset. grin

The worst being those who spent the larger part of their formative years in the SE or have never lived outside the SE for reasonable time. Let alone abroad.
Poco ogini zi?


You are saying this with all seriousness. It's unlike you. Enwego ife an igboman melu gi?


Am apologizing on behalf of all igbo men. Gbahaluzie biko

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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by Okoroawusa: 12:07am On Jan 13
unbitchable:

that was only a biological condition, she couldn't have been pregnant. she's ibo, they don't get pregnant outta wedlock, you dig?
nmh?
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by loveymom(f): 1:19am On Jan 13
donstan18, Awunó

My Maternal home is Umuezegwu, lovely pictures.
They sure had fun.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by Judybash93(m): 1:35am On Jan 13
donstan18:
I wish I can continue posting, but I'll just stop here.

For all lovers of Cultures and Tradition. May you live long for understanding the importance of Culture.


Bigfrancis21 Mynd44 Lalasticlala
Thanks for the beautiful pictures. It brings much joy to my heart to see that Africans still is hold on to some of their ancient practices and not something that has to do with Christianity or Islam. The pictures are beautiful. Thanks once again
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by andycom(m): 2:00am On Jan 13
NwaAmaikpe:
shocked




This is a very, very detailed piece.
Tradition is all we have and it gives me orgasms to see the next generation carry on with it.

My dear Ihitte-Uboma

Brings back long memories of when I visited Ihitte-Uboma for the burial of a friend's husband.
She couldn't freely receive me there so we managed to drive to neighboring Obowo, she was still inhibited so we had to drive all the way down to Umuopara in Umuahia where she gave me debbé as appreciation for the sacrifice of coming.

We almost crashed at '7-and-half' on our way back if not for God who cautioned her late husband and told him that he had no reason to be jealous since death had done them part.

Nice town aside from those SARS that always stay around Ishinweke waylaying AKTC and Abia Line buses.

Baba, how you take sabi everywhere for naija?

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Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by ekhai(m): 4:21am On Jan 13
MY COMMENT IS TO SHOW APPRECIATION TO DONSTAN FOR A JOB WELL DONE. WE MUST SHOWCASE OUR CULTURE. AND THIS IS SO COLOURFUL.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by Pavore9: 5:41am On Jan 13
loveymom:
donstan18, Awunó

My Maternal home is Umuezegwu, lovely pictures.
They sure had fun.

Nwa nwa, which part of Umuezegwu?
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by joepepsy(m): 6:10am On Jan 13
Naija only party and fucck una sabi..nobody wan revolt,lazy people
donstan18:
Firstly, What is Iwa Akwa?


The Iwa akwa, also known as 'cloth wearing', means an initiation into manhood. It is a ceremony that entails the passage of a young boy transforming into a full- fledged man; and it is highly valued, respected and usually practiced by the people of Ehime Mbano, Ihitte Uboma, Obowo and Ahiazu Mbaise Local government areas, all in Imo state. The participants are usually mates of a certain age grade. The wearing of cloths has a symbolic representation. It is a symbol of coverage. It is assumed that they (initiates) were naked before but they are now covered.


I wouldn't want to stress you with too much details as a Nairalander by name Igbodefender had once opened an educative thread on "Iwa Akwa". https://www.nairaland.com/5001028/iwa-akwa-festival-igbo-initiation

Before I forget. The person "Wearing the cloth" is a senior friend, cousin, colleague and buddy. He's just almost everything to me. So base on those settings, I couldn't help but had to forfeit my programs just to be there for him.

This very ceremony happened in Ihitte Uboma LGA, IMO State.

Please help with audience.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by Caseless: 6:32am On Jan 13
donstan18:
2: It's usually a two-day program, but for some traditional reasons, preparations and merriments had to start a day before the D-days.

Below is the provided cow for ceremony. He's the first to do this in his extended family for the past 25years, so the joy and happiness had to lead to killing of cow decision.
ibo people are very poor at butchering cow. They violently hit it to die and begin tear it indiscriminately.


Some are cruel to the animals, ibo people sit atop on the list.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by walteriyke: 6:35am On Jan 13
Wow my maternal home people
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by donstan18(f): 6:42am On Jan 13
loveymom:
donstan18, Awunó

My Maternal home is Umuezegwu, lovely pictures.
They sure had fun.
Awunó nwune'm nwanyi cool


Nwa nwa, nwamakwa ke chowasiri ishi. grin
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by makydebbie(f): 8:16am On Jan 13
pocohantas:


Never been bothered about the opinion of poor men. I am sure your sperm cells (a free gift of nature) wouldn't be in millions, let alone you account balance. Shift make I see better people abeg.


grin grin
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by Nowell08: 8:20am On Jan 13
Donstan 18.....awunó

Thanks for this pretty piece. Please do sure to come for ours in Umuezeala Nsu, Ehime Mbano...Jan 2021.

I love this particular tradition and Mbomuzo
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by donstan18(f): 9:09am On Jan 13
Nowell08:
Donstan 18.....awunó

Thanks for this pretty piece. Please do sure to come for ours in Umuezeala Nsu, Ehime Mbano...Jan 2021.

I love this particular tradition and Mbomuzo
Awuchule nwune'm nwoko.


Hopefully, I will.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by zoezoelogistics(m): 9:57am On Jan 13
embarassed
NwaAmaikpe:
shocked




This is a very, very detailed piece.
Tradition is all we have and it gives me orgasms to see the next generation carry on with it.

My dear Ihitte-Uboma

Brings back long memories of when I visited Ihitte-Uboma for the burial of a friend's husband.
She couldn't freely receive me there so we managed to drive to neighboring Obowo, she was still inhibited so we had to drive all the way down to Umuopara in Umuahia where she gave me debbé as appreciation for the sacrifice of coming.

We almost crashed at '7-and-half' on our way back if not for God who cautioned her late husband and told him that he had no reason to be jealous since death had done them part.

Nice town aside from those SARS that always stay around Ishinweke waylaying AKTC and Abia Line buses.


Are you kidding me Mr.

You a widow gave you debbe like seriously?
Someone that just lost her husband?

That’s gross and the height of irresponsibility.

Bros jokes apart,do you ever think of the end , when Jesus will come ?

I invite you to Welcome him into your life.
He loves you and wants to save you today.

Peace.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by nwanyiugbo122(f): 11:47am On Jan 13
Ndi Imo,ndi nwem, Ekelem unu.
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by Angelicqueen: 12:29pm On Jan 13
donstan18:


Lol. You are Yoruba, but I won't because you don't respect other people's tradition and culture, condescend so low like you to come for your tribe because I believe there are sane and reasonable Yoruba people, I mean people your parents weren't privileged enough meet which led to the drastically reduction of your common sense that would have let you know the importance of culture and respecting other people's culture.

Permit me to bring it to your notice that a Yoruba man(Davido) who every male in your lineage would wanna be like married an Igbo woman[Traditionally].

These are the kind of Yoruba people that matters in the society, not someone like you.





gbam
Re: A Nairalander Witnesses Iwa Akwa (Wearing Of Cloth) Ceremony In Igboland by AuroraB(f): 12:49pm On Jan 13
I'm from Ahiazu Mbaise, @op, we don't do this. Quit lying. grin undecided

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