Osu Caste Discrimination: Internet Erupts As So-Called ‘Outcast’ Is Made King In Imo Community

Nationalhelm reports that a man said to be “outcast” popularly known as ‘Osu’ in Igbo land, was recently crowned king of Obinwanne, Umuaka, in Njaba LGA of Imo State, sparking fierce debate on the internet.

The people of  the town threw caste discrimination aside and coronated Bar. Justine Uzoma Ezeala, as Ezenwanne 1, of their town.

Barr. Ezeala’s part of town has for centuries been ‘banned’ from enjoying many basic human rights. They had been treated like subhumans not humans.

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But Ezeala’s people saw him befitting and credible to rule over them hence, they choose him to be their king.

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By OzoIgboNdu1 of Igbo Defender

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