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Quotes & Sayings About Igbo Culture

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Igbo Culture Quotes By Chinua Achebe

The Igbo culture, being receptive to change, individualistic, and highly competitive, gave the Igbo man an unquestioned advantage over his compatriots in securing credentials for advancement in Nigerian colonial society. Unlike the Hausa/Fulani he was unhindered by a wary religion, and unlike the Yoruba he was unhampered by traditional hierarchies. This kind of creature, fearing no god or man, was custom-made to grasp the opportunities, such as they were, of the white man's dispensations. And — Chinua Achebe

Igbo Culture Quotes By Chinua Achebe

The Igbo culture says no condition is permanent. There is constant change in the world. — Chinua Achebe

Igbo Culture Quotes By Chinua Achebe

- The Igbo are a very democratic people. The Igbo people expressed a strong antimonarchy sentiment - Ezebuilo - which literally means, a king is an enemy. Their culture illustrates a clear-cut opposition to kings, because, I think, the Igbo people had seen what the uncontrolled power of kings could do. — Chinua Achebe