This is a very popular dance amongst the womenfolk from the South Eastern part of Nigeria, amongst the Igbo speaking people, a major tribe.
Women adorn their waists and their ankles with different types of beads called jigida in their local language.
This joyous dance involves a vigorous shaking of midsection in tandem with fast paced percussion and drumming of the local band.
Photograph taken in Abuja circa 2005

Born in Lagos,Nigeria.
Trained as an Optometrist,1984 Had MBA,1990.
A self trained Photographer since 1999.
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  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago


    2013/07/26 Two works per day
    Beautiful capture !

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    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago


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