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Otobo Masquerade

The Otobo Masquerade

The Otobo (Hipopotamus) Masquerade (Owuogbo)

HOUSES (WARI) AND THEIR CODE NAMES (SIGNALLED WITH DRUMBEATS)

HOUSES (WARI) AND THEIR CODE NAMES (SIGNALLED WITH DRUMBEATS)

Minapu ani ibibem wa pi wamina wari ere nimi akwabu tego, ama miemie nye gosi

S/NoHOUSEDRUMBEAT MEANING
1Buoye Omuso Major House (Duawari)Sugbe’ sonoma sonoma Owu mangia iri pa, furotuwo Fina dighe bu finagh
2Dopuyo WariOgbogoroma fubara ibiere buru akpa kpa
3Cross WariKalikulu kalika pulo ofori tere’ igoni ko’
4Goro WariAmabara boro’ iri nkana, erebara boro’ iri nkana, iri nkana iri nkana juwo owu
5Tamunobere Wari (Adum)Apilamani taribo taribo, Okiobulo taribo taribo
6Papanye WariApilamani Fifi bere’, fiagh fiagh bere’
7Owari WariNamagha kiri buo buo
8Akpa WariOpu okirika omongiasi, Opu ogoloma omongiasi..Fubara ibiere gboro gboro bo
9Goni WariAkie Wari Amabo, nama karagh
10Attoni WariOdokara, Odokara , Opu igikila toru koro okuma, Tamuno ebiribo kilebo, kilebo
11Hart WariOyami Odekara, Iru fegh bapa fi, Opuigikila toru koro okuma, igwengi bipisu
12Owupele Wari EreOgboloma fubara ibiere fawari taria
13Omoni-ye Sughu WariOgboloma fubara ibiere buru Akpakpa
14Konibo-ye Awanta (Tobin Minor House)Amabara boroh perebo tuwo, Ere bara boroh perebo tuwo; Perebo tuwo bubo bipi ekwekwe
S/NOHOUSEDRUMBEAT MEANING