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Anambra traditional ruler presents an African Tusk to Pope Francis at the Vatican (photos)

The traditional ruler of Nawgu Kingdom in Anambra State, his Royal Highness Igwe George Okaa-Onwuogu met with the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis and presented an African tusk to him.

Igwe George Okaa-Onwuogu was pictured paying his respects to the Catholic Supreme Pontiff at the Vatican on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

During the meeting, Igwe Okaa-Onwuogu, clad in his traditional regalia and accompanied by his wife who was also dressed in traditional attire, is seen presenting an African tusk to Pope Francis.

Igwe Okaa-Onwuogu was later admitted to the inner rooms of the Vatican City as the African Cultural Ambassador to meet with Francis Cardinal Arinze, the highest-ranking Nigerian at the Vatican city.

 

About Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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