The program is Igede Culture Class, where we bring to your screens men and women who are highly knowledgeable about the Igede Culture and Tradition, to fetch from their deep knowledge of the people’s culture, for future preservation. I’m your regular host, Mr Yukay, singer, teacher, presenter, bla bla bla!
It is popularly known in Igede that anyone involved in any type of forceful death, is not to be buried at home but in the forest. It is a serious taboo among the people. Such deaths are; by gun, knife, anything made of iron, suicide, bare hands etc. Meanwhile, so many people have viewed this particular tradition to be too rigid, hence a plea for the elders of the land to do something fast about it.
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Today’s Culture Class featured Chief Solomon Ohiji, the CEO of WAZOBIA Ventures. A graduate of Polytechnic of Ibadan who is also grounded in Igede cultural values. Watch the program above to know the reason for this practice, how it can be eradicated. Always remember to give your comments in all our social media platforms.
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