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INCREDIBLE ANEKU AKOKO FROM THE ANCIENT TOWN OF IHIMA

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INCREDIBLE ANEKU AKOKO FROM THE ANCIENT TOWN OF IHIMA

Aneku Akoko, is found in Ikuehi Ihima, Akoko aka Obama is among the oldest masquerades in Ebira Land.

The masquerade is largely followed by hundreds of people during any outing, especially during Eche Anne Festival, people travelled from far and wide into the town of Ihima just to watch the masquerade.

The popular masquerade was founded by great hunter Damisa Ejivade. Damisa is said to be the greatest and the most courageous hunter in the history of Ebira Land, during his life time, he is said to be the strongest and the bravest among his prime, other hunters look up to him to always take the lead. History has it that he has hunted in some thick evil forrest where no other hunters will dare to go, and he is widely respected.

Aneku Akoko magnificent mask stood about 2 foot tall.

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