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The performance of the Igbu ichi ritual is hereby conferred on the eldest person of any family or the head of one's particular Ọzọ lineage (Onye Isi Ọzọ).
Any person who contravenes the provisions hereunder stipulated shall upon proof thereof pay a penalty of N500.00 (Five hundred Naira) to the Oraifite Improvement Union (OIU).
During the Ichi stage, a great gathering of people is summoned. There are cannon and gun shots.
A cow (or several) is killed for entertaining the guests. The Ichi artist performs his art of carving on the man's face, who is expected to show no signs of pain or grief.
His wives and children dress elegantly. The aspirant stays indoors for three days after Ichi, and, on the fourth day, he comes out and receives his Ọzọ name amidst popular rejoicing.
Of the cow he killed, he uses half in entertaining the public and the other half, neck and liver are for the Ọzọ men.
From their share, the Ọzọ men give a leg and part of the liver to the candidate. He should not taste the meat but leaves them forhis wife and children.