In Igbo land ,one of the three ethnic groups in Nigeria with a great culture and heritage, located in the Southeast of the country and has migrated to many parts of the globe. More also there is a saying that “were ever their is development, there you must see an Igbo person “.
In any gathering of Igbo’s their are some certain things that also must be present which are of significant importance.Things like:
1. Palm-wine (Mmaya ocha) : Palm wine which is of outmost important in any gathering of Igbo’s can serve many purpose like; Reverence the dead, Igo Offor ( praying),child naming ceremony,for merriment and other purposes.
2. Cola nut (Oji) : The Igbo’s respect cola as also they respect their tradition, because of its significant and relevance in any occasion ranging from ; Traditional marriage, Igo offor (praying) ,Igo Oji ,Child naming ceremony and many more.
3. Alligator pepper (Ose Oji) : It should be present if and only if cola nut must be present, it has its own main purpose like in neutralizing of charms or poison in the gathering, used in combination to eat the cola nut .