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Save a soul: A Breast Cancer Patient in Urgent Need

Yakubu Aisha Aijimoh's days are numbered except with urgent financial assistance from kind-hearted individuals, NGOs and corporate bodies. She is a graduate of Economics from Kogi state University and has been lying in pain at the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan where the sum of N700,000 is required for a surgery to remove her right breast affected by cancer.

WE ARE CONSIDERING RAISING N1,000 PER FACEBOOK MEMBER (Anebira) TO SAVE HER LIFE, PLEASE VISIT WWW.EBIRAVIEW.NET FOR DETAILS.

She can be reached directly on 0803 420 7243. UBA acct. No: 00690520048035.

Courtesy: Ebira Youths Forum (EYF) - 0807 423 1588, 0803 825 0570

How Ebira women mourn the dead

EbiraView reviews the life of Anebira focusing on the Legends, Arts, Tradition, Festivals, Creativity and Humour.

Ebira women are highly proficient in the art of mourning the dead. There are women, who, in their grief, will roll and roll on the ground – yelling like mad people. Those ones wouldn’t shed much tears, but they can be very wild to the point of threatening to kill themselves. They have to be restrained by a flock of mourners, mostly their kinswomen. The hullabaloo created by this category of mourners is a major feature in any traditional mourning scenes.
There are others who will wail at the top of their voice for the first two days of the bereavement. This could lead to their losing their voice due to  excessive crying. They would then resign themselves to another phase of silent mourning, with irregular breaks of wailing in a hoarse voice. This breaks will only take place when anybody comes to condole with them. Anyhow, they would also have to be assigned volunteer – bodygu…