The annual initiation ceremony of virgins into womanhood in Okrika, Rivers State was held recently at the Okrika Market Square during the community’s Iria ceremony.
Facebook user, Unclë Ala Mathias who shared photos from the event wrote;
“OKRIKA CULTURE AND HERITAGE
It Is Called Iria Ceremony, It Is A Process Of Welcoming Them To Womanhood.
It Is Usually Done By Virgins In The Ancient Days
This Particular Iria Ceremony Took Place Yesterday At Okrika Market Square, Rivers State.
Value Your Culture My People
Happy Blessed Sunday To You’ll From The Desk Of Hon. Unclë Ala Mathias”