COSTUMES, COLOURS AND SYMBOLS AS SEEN IN OZUBULU CHIEFTAINCY CORONATION TITLE
Ozubulu Anakpu is a larger town in Anambra State, Nigeria. It is the headquarter of the Ekwusigo Local Government Area. Ozubulu has four major autonomous communities in which are Amakwa, Egbema, Eziora and Nza. Other villages in Ekwusigo Local Government Area are lhembosi, lchi, and Oraifite, in Ozubulu, each community consists of twelve villages and above. Ozubulu been the headquarters of Ekwusigo Local, Government Area lies between the latitude of 59500(557,000) (North) and longitude 68500 (650,600.000) (East).
A major town strategically located with at the angular intersection of Nnewi/Owerri Road and Onitsha/Owerri express way. Chieftaincy (OZO) means the leader or head of a group, especially of a clan or tribe. Chieftaincy coronation title is one of the biggest event, highly recognized and one of the most celebrated ceremonies in Ozubulu and lgbo land entire. Ozubulu chieftaincy titles are given to high accomplished men and women who are committed into order for the people of the title such as “NDI NZE OR NDI OZO”.
These people receive insignia to show their status. Membership is highly expensive and to qualify for this great honour, an individual needs to be highly regarded and well-spoken of in Ozubulu community. Chieftaincy titles are normally given to the individuals during “Ofala” festival. Ofala festival is an annual ceremony practiced by the indigenes of Ozubulu and also other villages in Anambra state also Ofala festival is celebrated as the renewal of a King or Obi.