A man said to be an “outcast” popularly known as ‘Osu’ in Igbo land, was recently appointed a king in Imo, sparking mixed feelings from internet users.
The people of Obinwanne, Umuaka, in Njaba LGA of Imo State, dealt a big blow to the OSU Caste System in Igbo land, with the coronation of HRM, Eze, Bar. Justine Uzoma Ezeala, Ezenwanne 1, of Obinwanne, Umuaka.
According to reports, Barr . Justin Uzoma Ezeala was traditionally born an Osu, but his people saw him befitting and credible to rule over them hence, they choose him to be their king.
But the report has been trailed by different reactions, with some hailing it as a good development while others have argued that an outcast is still an outcast no matter his status and will be prevented from marrying into a “normal family”.