Dr. Tom Okure's Blog – January 2014 Archive (1)

The Origin of Ikot-Ekpene Day Celebrations: Putting the Annual Celebrations in Proper Historical Perspective.

Author: Tom U. Okure. Ph.D

The Context

Map of Current Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area Ikot Ekpene Day is a celebration that takes place shortly after Christmas and is celebrated annually by all the town's inhabitants and original families that make up what is today called Ikot Ekpene or the Raffia City. In the mist of the celebration, and in common with most celebrations, we tend to sometimes forget why we are celebrating and the origins of the celebrations. It… Continue

Added by Dr. Tom Okure on January 9, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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