- The entertainment industry has quite a number of celebrities with traditional titles and the number is only increasing
- Legit.ng has compiled a fresh list of superstars who have bagged titles in recent times
- The list includes BBNaija’s Laycon, Nollywood's Omogoriola Hassan among others
It is interesting to note that celebrities in the entertainment industry are oftentimes considered when it comes to those who are deserving of traditional titles.
Perhaps, this is because some of them have done well in being the best ambassadors of where they hail from or simply because the position also helps to bring their communities to the limelight.
Although, there have been rumours and speculations that some of these titles are often got with influence or at other times paid for. However, this does not mean that there aren’t titles which were genuinely given because the recipients were truly deserving.
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Legit.ng has compiled a fresh list of some celebrities who have also joined those with traditional titles.
Check them out below:
Reality star Laycon
The former Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemate and winner of the 2020 season took his fans and followers on social media by surprise after sharing the news that he had bagged a title in Ogun state.
The Onipokia of Ipokia, Oba Yisa Adesola Olaniyan, installed Laycon as the Akeweje of Ipokia kingdom. Laycon shared a video from his coronation on his Twitter page.
Actor and film producer Omogoriola Hassan
The actor and filmmaker had initially been appointed as the King-elect of Uba Land, Imobi Kingdom. However, he was confirmed as the king after a consultation was made with the Ifa oracle to confirm his status as the one true king.
Singer Dbanj’s friend Ifeanyi Okorafor
Dbanj was among those who quickly took to social media to offer congratulations to his friend, Damian Ifeanyi Okoroafor, upon bagging a chieftaincy title in Imo state.
The singer’s friend was given the title of ‘Nkwa Chukwu kwere Amuzi Nke Izizi’ which means The Promise of God to the People of Amuzi Autonomous community.
Damian shared photos, videos from his coronation ceremony on his Instagram page.
Nollywood actor Alex Ekubo
The actor bagged a traditional title in September 2020. Like Damian mentioned above, Ekubo also bagged his title in Imo state.
The actor while sharing the good news with his fans and followers reintroduced himself Alexx Ekubo of Arochukwu, Abia state who was coronated as the Ikuku of Amumara town, Mbaise, Imo state.
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