Iyase

History

The Iyase is seen to be the title holder of the warrior of the town this title is given to a person from the Okpala clan (ruling class) of any village. The Iyase is crowned by the Nze and in turn the Iyase of Ogbkenu crowns the Obi of the entire community. This prestigious post of office is only recognised to be the birth right of the people of Ogbekenu as the Iyase of Ogbekenu is seen as the Iyase of the whole town.

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