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Igbo Mothers

Igbo Mothers by Jujufilms
Igbo Mothers, a photo by Jujufilms on Flickr.

I spent some time in eastern Nigeria and the experience gave me a renewed sense of respect and appreciation for the Igbo mother.

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The Igbo culture places a high level of honor and respect for mothers. There is also added responsibilities placed on the Ada (the first born female child)