12 Cults And Secret Societies Of Africa

Written by Julia Austin



The Okonko was an ancient society that unofficially enforced the verdicts of village assemblies. The Okonko and the village members had unspoken understandings, like when a palm leaf was left behind a man’s house, that meant that man had to face the court of the Okonko. Only men who didn’t have any shame in their pasts were admitted as members. During the initiation ceremony, the Okonko priests would reveal seven secrets to the new member that must never to be shared.

Source: Igbocybershrine.com