Akpang, Igede’s rejected beliefs

Akpang is a traditional belief that the Akpang spirit helps neutralizes evil forces.

It is believed among some Igede that Akpang has the power to punish anybody who conceive evil against another.

Igede symbol

Some feel the tradition served as a watchdog and also prevents people from engaging in witchcraft, money ritual, etc, with the believe that such person will die.

Christianity brought enlightment and many discarded those traditional practices they felt are bad