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Entertainment of Monday, 19 September 2022


Popular Ghanaian gospel singer enstooled chief of Igbo community

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The Igbo community in Ghana has bestowed a Chieftaincy title on popular Ghanaian gospel singer, Empress Gifty

She will now be known as Chief Ugo Nma Empress Gifty.

The event held over the weekend was to mark the 10th anniversary of the Igbo community in Ghana.

GhanaWeb reports that the ceremony was graced by Gifty's husband, Hopeson Adorye.

Gifty said she will serve the Igbo tribe the best way she can since she is now one of them.

Gifty was adorned in an emerald green traditional outfit that was complimented with Nigerian coral beads on her neck and waist. She held in her hand, a customized title men fan that had the inscription 'Chief Empress Gifty', reports GhanaWeb.

The 'Eye Woaa' singer wore her crown with pride as she danced her heart out at her coronation.

"I am more than thrilled to be part of history as the Igbo Community in Ghana marks 10th anniversary on the throne today. This honour by extension would deepen the cultural and economic ties between Ghana and Nigeria. For this reason, I would avail myself for this cause, because we stand gain a lot by working together as Africans. From today, I am one of you. DAAAAAAAAAAALU," Empress wrote in an Instagram post published on September 18.