The return of the corpses of Idoma women for burial in their father’s village instead of the husband’s is often a source of bewilderment to many.
Like Texas City in the US, Otukpo Texas is also figuratively known for big things such as people with big hearts.
Who are the Idoma people of Yala, Cross River State and how are they related to the Idoma people of Benue State? Will they ever come back to their ancestral home again?
Burials in Idoma land are often carried out with several activities which are mostly followed by a series of traditional and socials events. These activities most times, commence at the announcement of the deceased`s death and would end three weeks after final interment.