PHOTOS: Young Virgins Initiated Into Womanhood As They Receive Certificates in Rivers Community

Date: 06-12-2022 10:26 am (1 month ago) | Author: kacy lee
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The people of Ogu kingdom in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State celebrated the annual Iria festival, an ancient ceremony aimed at welcoming young female virgins into womanhood.

During the ceremony held on Saturday, December 3, 2022, the young girls were given certificates by the elders and chiefs of the town for passing through a test.

According to Niger Delta Insider, to pass through the test, the girls must first be virgins which will be confirmed by women of the town.

The young girls are then kept in a room where they will be fed and also groomed before the ceremony.

After passing through this process, the qualified girls are given certificates showing that they are now adults ready for marriage.

This ceremony is said to date back to the 17th century.

More photos from the ceremony below:










Posted: at 6-12-2022 10:26 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- Kormeijama at 6-12-2022 12:12 PM (1 month ago)
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Am a qualified candidate for you ladies.
Posted: at 6-12-2022 12:12 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 6-12-2022 03:09 PM (1 month ago)
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They should teach them how to behave and be humble as well
Posted: at 6-12-2022 03:09 PM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
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- fineboy77 at 6-12-2022 03:39 PM (1 month ago)
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Once you collect that certificate, na to kpansh woto woto

Posted: at 6-12-2022 03:39 PM (1 month ago) | Hero
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- kp45 at 6-12-2022 05:31 PM (1 month ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
Posted: at 6-12-2022 05:31 PM (1 month ago) | Hero
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