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Aso Ebi And Its Symbolic



Aso Ebi And Its Symbolic

Aso Ebi in the Yoruba context simply means wear for the family. It is an African culture rooted to the Yoruba people in west Africa region of Nigeria.

Aso Ebi is not only meant for party alone but it also adds glamour to festive celebrations such as Christmas, Sallahs including traditional festivals in all part of South-west Nigeria.

Since Yorubas cherish seeing their extend family around them during celebration, Aso Ebi becomes the driving force to bring them together irrespective of distance and tribe of their partners.

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Due to its acceptance, Aso Ebi has now gone beyond the family alone, well-wishers have also embraced this, which has now cut across Nigeria, as Hausa, Igbo, TV among other tribes now rock their party with Aso Ebi.

Aso Ebi And Its Symbolic

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Fabrics like Ankara, Lace and Kampala are the most popularly used Aso Ebi Nigerians adopted to join their loved ones in celebration, such as naming , house warming , graduation ,wedding ceremonies and birthday celebration.

Aso Ebi in some cases is used for burial ceremony and send forth party for retiring workers in big establishments or government offices.

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Aso Ebi can be used to sew any style of desire, it has been seen from different celebrities and fashionistas who added other fabrics to their Aso Ebi in order to make it more beautiful.

Aso Ebi And Its Symbolic

Aso Ebi which is part of the Yoruba culture is believed to a symbol of love and unity, this culture has moved beyond the chore of Nigeria to many African countries where Yoruba people domicil.

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The Yorubas born and naturalized in foreign countries are also embracing this captivating culture including the whites who now rock Aso Ebi whenever they are joining Yoruba people in celebration.

Aso Ebi And Its Symbolic

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication