A Photo depicting a man spitting some liquid (water) in the face of a woman in what appeared to be a ceremonial rights ritual – propped up on social media caused a stir among users on social media.
The chieftaincy confinement ceremony photo last weekend aroused conversations online. It depicts a man spitting some liquid (water) in the face of a woman in what appeared to be a ceremonial rights ritual
As expected, many did not understand the reasoning behind this, some others have offered to give an explanation.
@emperoolumale took to their Instagram page to shed some light and provide some explanation regarding the somewhat bizarre action captured in the photo.
“For those of you asking about the first slide: In our Africa Traditions we use water and gin as libation to our ancestors, Orishas or ones ORI, Kabiyesi Oniba Ekun was making a plume of breath or stream of Gin or Water to seal the officiated prayers, it’s a form of ASE or so be it in our culture.”