- Ghanaian gospel musician Empress Gifty has been enstooled as the chief of the Igbo community in Ghana
- The gospel singer was enstooled in a grand ceremony which took place at the Efua Sutherland park on Sunday afternoon
- Videos from the grand event spread across social media like wildfire and got folks asking questions as they expressed surprise at the enstoolment
The distinguished singer was installed as chief in a grand ceremony which took place at the Efua Sutherland park on Sunday afternoon.
Eze Dr Amb. Chukwudi Ihenetu, Nigerian King of the Igbo Community in Ghana, conferred on Gifty Adorye the chief status. Empress Gifty, in an interview at the event, said the honorary title was given to her because of her good works and her promotion of Igbo culture in Ghana.
The stool name given to the gospel musician was Ugo Nma which means beautiful eagle in Igbo. Empress Gifty mentioned that she would use her status to promote unity and togetherness.
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For many who were unaware of the strong Igbo community in Ghana, the enstoolment of Gifty Adorye came as a surprise.
Social media reacts to enstoolment of Gifty Adorye
allurebysophie__ was surprised:
Why is she an Igbo? Someone explain please.
felicia.donkor.777 expressed shock:
Igbo community why ,for whaaat!!!!!!!!!!
Isn't an Igbo supposed to be an Igbo chief in Ghana?
talk.withhelen was impressed:
I don't know what this beautiful has done to me ooooo I love her sooooooo much, congratulations Empress more and more success stories ahead.
Nigeria's Jim Iyke, other celebs attend coronation of Empress Gifty
Still in a related story, Legit.ng reported that Nollywood actor Jim Iyke was among those who showed support for Ghanaian gospel musician Empress Gifty, following her enstoolment as the chief of the Ghanaian Igbo Community.
The enstoolment took place over the weekend, and celebrities like Iyke, Asiedu Nketiah and ACP Kofi Sarpong, among others graced the occasion.
Empress Gifty looked glamorous in her pretty Igbo outfit and was all smiles during the big ceremony.