Man called out legendary actor, Pete Edochie for not bowing to greet the Ooni of Ife at an event.
Pete Edochie and Kanayo O Kanayo, had attended the 40th birthday party of Elizabeth Jack Rich. In the short clip trending on social media, the actor’s could be seen giving the Monarch a handshake rather than a bow.
A Twitter user who found it disrespectful, took to the micro-blogging platform to call out the actor.
According to his, “This is worth but I won’t stress it… I let it slide!”.
Disagreeing with him, many questioned why a title man like Pete Edochie would bow to the Ooni of Ife.
Michelle Dera wrote, “Okay him for do backflip great am na”.
Dr. Penking wrote, “I see people having seizures because Pete Edochie shook hands with Ooni of Ife instead of bowing. Let me shed some light. Pete Edochie holds one of the highest traditional titles in Igbo land. A titled Igbo man must never bend his knee to any other apart from his Chi.”
Another Nancwat wrote, “Small children go feel like say them know tradition pass old men. Pete Edochie na small man weh no go know the tradition. If e shake am then there is a reason. Lots of these old men value respect and tradition 100%”.
Petit Uriee wrote, “Remove tr!be sef u expect that aged man to bow for his mate cuz he’s the Ooni Omo una go carry this respect thing far Abi.”