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Reactions As Anambra School Students Wear Traditional Igbo Attire, 'Isi Agu' For First Assembly

Nigerians on social have reacted to the pictures of students of a secondary school who were adorned in the traditional Igbo attire known as Isi Agu during their first assembly in school.

According to the Punch newspaper which shared the pictures, the Isi Agu attire was worn by the students of Bubendorff Memorial Grammar School, Adazi-Nnukwu in Anambra state.

The traditional Igbo top was their first school assembly uniform in the new academic session.

The choice of the outfit received commendations and praises from social media users. Check some reactions in screenshots below:

The Isiagu, also called Chieftaincy, is a pullover shirt similar to the dashiki that is worn by Igbo people. It is usually worn on special such as weddings and chieftaincy titles, among others.

Isi Agu in Igbo means (Lion head in English). It is so-called because of the lion head pattern on the fabric. Usually, the top has long or short sleeves. Some shirts have gold buttons that are linked by a chain. There is usually a breast pocket on the front. The fabric comes in cotton or velvet.

Before, only men wore this attire, but this is no longer so, as women wear this beautiful fabric and use it to make lovely styles.The Isi Agu fabric comes in different colours of choice. Hardly will you attend an event without in South East without seeing people rocking this fabric.

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